TUCSON, Ariz. — A Tucson police officer still in the probationary phase of
his employment has been fired.
Police said Thursday that investigators determined Benjamin Gaballa falsified a
report, engaged in misrepresentation of facts to his supervisor and mishandled
Gaballa was hired by Tucson police last September.
After completing academy and field training, he was assigned as a patrol
Pima County Jail personnel told police that a female prisoner accused Gaballa of inappropriate conduct with her.
During the investigation, Gaballa was removed from duty and placed on imposed
Police said the criminal investigation into Gabella’s actions continued.