Chris Carney was the department's public information officer and had been with the department for 22 years.
Bend's Chief of Police, Jeff Sale talked with our news partner News Channel 21.
"It basically came to me as "Here this rumor is going around the police department and I said, okay, we are going to take a look. We're going to see what's going on. And after we took a preliminary look and said, okay we are going to do a full on investigation to figure out what's going on here. We just need to make sure we've got the appropriate vlaues in place organizationally, to make sure this doesn't happen again."
During the investigation, CArney acknowledged having sex on and off duty at the police department and in his patrol car.