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Cop Praised as ‘Hero’ Just Arrested on Multiple Charges of Child Sexual Abuse

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Just 10 months ago, the Fraternal Order of Police in Jacksonville took to Facebook to praise officer David Gedert for his heroism on  the work  . This month  they're  quickly distancing themselves from  the person  after he was arrested for the alleged rape of  a toddler  under the age of 13. On Tuesday, Gedert was arrested on two outstanding warrants for charges of criminal sexual misconduct with a victim younger than 13,  consistent with  the Jacksonville Sheriff's office. It seems  as if  Gedert attempted  to flee  the pending charges against him as he moved to Jacksonville, Florida  and therefore the  charges were from Kalamazoo, Michigan. Because Gedert had only been with the department  for fewer  than two years, he  wasn't  yet  within the  protected status and police could fire him. "He is fired without question  and can  not  function  a  policeman  here," Undersheriff Pat Ivey said, noting Gedert  might be  terminated immediately since he was a probation