Officer’s dismissal explained

Police Chief Randy Boehm cites evidence of rules violations.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 12:31 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

The swift dismissal of former Columbia police officer Todd Smith last week was based on evidence discovered during an internal investigation of allegations that Smith was stalking an ex-girlfriend.