Reality TV cop has domestic violence charges dropped
Stacey Lyons, a Bridgeport police sergeant arrested by Trumbull police just hours after she was featured on a live-action A&E Network police show, has had her charges dismissed after completing a family violence counseling program.
Police arrested Lyons, 33, at her home in Shelton in October after her ex-boyfriend told police that she had come to his Trumbull home, entered the home via the garage, and the two had then gotten into an altercation after he had spent the evening with another woman.
The two had broken up about two weeks earlier, he said. He told her to leave and she allegedly refused, then tried to get past him to go upstairs.
A verbal altercation ensued, which then escalated into a physical one. Police said when they arrived he had a minor abrasion on his arm that appeared to be from a bite. He also had a scratch across his nose and eye area. He declined medical attention.
Shelton police went to Lyons’ house and saw her car in the driveway. Trumbull police went to the house and spoke to her, and she said that the couple had not broken up and she got upset when she learned he was with another woman.
During the investigation Lyons had surrendered her service pistol and two other guns and had been reassigned to desk duty.
Lyons was featured in the premiere episode of the A&E real-time police show Live PD, including one segment when she responded to a domestic violence complaint and spoke about the lingering effects of domestic violence and assisted in confiscating three guns from a domestic violence suspect.