Trooper Jamhal Simon was charged following an investigation by the Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards, Internal Affairs Division.
Trooper Simon is accused of altering military orders he received as a member of the Ohio Air National Guard and forging the signature of a non-commissioned officer.
He has been charged with the following misdemeanors:
- Tampering with records or identification
PSP has notified his military chain of command.
Trooper Simon enlisted in the PSP in March 2015 and graduated as a member of the 142nd cadet class.
He was assigned to the patrol section of Troop D, Mercer, at the time the charges were filed.
He has been suspended without pay, "pending resolution of the criminal charges against him," state police said in a statement released on Wednesday.
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