MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Memphis police officer has been fired after failing to appear at a disciplinary hearing.
Memphis police spokeswoman Alyssa Macon-Moore said Thursday that Jason Webb was fired at a hearing Monday.
Moore says Webb violated the department's personal conduct policy.
The 39-year-old Webb was suspended in July after he was indicted on charges related to the prostitution of a minor.
The Commercial Appeal reports Webb had been fired on another occasion after he was accused of pointing a weapon at two motorists after he ran a red light. He was accused of being drunk and having cocaine in his system at the time.
Webb appealed the firing and an arbitrator reinstated him earlier this year.
The newspaper reports Webb failed two drug tests. He denied using cocaine.
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