Giese received three minor reprimands related to 2019 errors, leading to two-day suspension in 2020 | Crime and Courts
Giese replied: “To justify the PIT and not trained by law enforcement agencies, but trained by the military. So a conflict of thoughts, ”which indicates that he had been trained in PIT during his time in the military.
Giese served in the National Guard from 1997 to 2015 and in the Marine Corps from 1991 to 1995. While on active service as a Marine, Giese reported seeing fighting in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1992 and 1993. While serving with the National Guard in Iraq, Giese reported being shot at but never shot back.
In October 2006, Giese was hired by the Mount Pleasant Police Department and graduated from the Police Academy in the spring of 2007.
When the Journal Times requested “records of damage to public and private vehicles / property and any injuries associated with the April 2019 PIT maneuver,” the Village of Mount Pleasant announced a body shop estimate to repair only one vehicle: Gieses Troop, a 2014 Ford Explorer Utility Police Interceptor.
According to that estimate, it took nine days to repair the damage and cost $ 9,146.87.
Giese received a one-day ban for the PIT maneuver.
Giese is one of the vehicle tracking instructors for the Mount Pleasant Police Department, according to documents The Journal Times received in response to an open record request. The training courses taught by Giese took place in April 2019 and May 2019.