KIMA found out there's a new leader of the gang unit for the Yakima Police Department. The position has been vacant since Sergeant Erik Hildebrand resigned in May after repeated internal investigations including sexting a prostitute while on the job.
KIMA has new details on the investigation into a former YPD sergeant. Action News received the complete internal investigation on Erik Hildebrand. It outlines inappropriate interactions with a prostitute.
A decision looms on the future of a Yakima police sergeant. Sergeant Erik Hildebrand with the department's gang unit has been the subject of two internal investigations this year. The city has kept the details of those cases under wraps. However,...
A YPD sergeant is now on administrative leave for bad behavior. KIMA learned this investigation is the second involving a policy violation. Now witnesses claim he was supposed to be undercover on a drug bust but ended up at a cheap motel with an 18-year-old girl.
Yakima's Gang Unit rang in the New Year trying to solve the latest shooting of 2011. It happened at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday when bullets sent a man to the hospital. KIMA got an exclusive look at the evidence and dug deeper to see how gangs affected Yakima last year.