Former Geneseo police officer pleaded not guilty to charges of forcing woman he arrested to engage in sex act

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, N.Y. — New York State Police arrested a former Geneseo police officer, 29-year-old Kristofor O’Rourke, on charges of criminal sexual act and official misconduct.

State police say O’Rourke was working as a police officer for the Village of Geneseo Police Department, when he arrested a woman for aggravated driving while intoxicated, the night of July 1, 2022 and morning July 2. They say he threatened to take her to jail if she didn’t engage in a sex act with him.

The Livingston County District Attorney says O’Rourke has been charged with oral sexual conduct without consent of the female, while on duty and in uniform. The charges carry a maximum of one and half to four year in prison.

O’Rourke plead not guilty. He was released on his without bail. He signed an order of protection to stay away from the victim. His next court date is December 13th in Geneseo.

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office said that O’Rourke was fired on November 21, 2022 for inappropriate vebal communicaton of a sexual nature while on duty. It did not rise to criminal conduct. He worked as a deputy for sheriff’s office since August 8, 2022.

O’Rourke was previously employed by the Watkins Glen Police Department, Mt. Morris Police Department, and the Geneseo Police Department.

Anyone with information about inappropriate conduct by O’Rourke while on duty is asked to immediately contact State Police at 585-398-4100.