Atlanta Officer Charged with Molestation
Updated: Monday, 03 May 2010, 4:51 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 03 May 2010, 4:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (MyFOX ATLANTA) - An Atlanta police officer was arrested Monday and charged with child molestation , among other charges.

Atlanta police arrested Officer Bernett Collins and charged him with Sexual Battery, Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes, Violation of Oath of Office, Exploitation of a Minor and Child Molestation.

Officer Collins is an eight year veteran of the Atlanta Police Department and is assigned to the Zone 1 precinct. Investigators said the charges were the result of a two week investigation.

Collins was taken to the Fulton County and is awaiting trial.

Officer Collins was placed on administrative leave without pay.