The Flagstaff police officer who is seen on cell phone video punching a woman in the face has resigned after it was recommended that he be fired.
The Flagstaff Police Department found that Officer Jeff Bonar violated policies on unreasonable and excessive force, and for failing to turn on his body camera.
The criminal investigation has been completed and the case has been forwarded to county prosecutors for review.
The Coconino County Attorney's Office has referred the case against Bonar to Mohave County to make the final charging decision, according to Officer Eric Greenwald with the Northern Arizona University Police Department. NAU police handled the independent investigation.
Bonar has been on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
Mohave County Attorney Matthew J. Smith confirmed his office received the case Wednesday afternoon. He said it will take "at least a week or two" to review the case and make a decision on whether or not to charge the officer. Smith said his office has the option to file either felony or misdemeanor charges, or none at all.
Read the full report on the internal affairs investigation below or click/tap here.
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[RAW VIDEO: Body cam video of Ofc. Bonar arriving to the scene]
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[RAW VIDEO: Body camera of Ofc. Bonar arriving at the jail]
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