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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fort Worth saw 70 homicides in 2017, highest number in yearsAnd the answer is, we don't know," Shingleton said Tuesday. He said the counci
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
And the answer is, we don't know," Shingleton said Tuesday. He said the council will seek those answers from Chief Joel Fitzgerald in the new year. Police say the majority of last year's homicides happened in their central division, an... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Craig family files federal lawsuit against Fort Worth saying police used excessive forceofficer, William Martin, of using excessive force and alleges that Fort Worth p
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 25 days ago
officer, William Martin, of using excessive force and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fort Worth police department sued by womancase involving another officer who was sacked from the Fort Worth police depart
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
case involving another officer who was sacked from the Fort Worth police department on Monday. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald terminated 22-year veteran Sergeant Kenneth Pierce on December 18 following a review of an incident earlier... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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ajc.com
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
ajc.com / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
Dayton Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Lawsuit: Texas family claims police officer used excessive force in 2016 arrestusing excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Wor
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 26 days ago
using excessive force during the December 2016 arrest and alleges that Fort Worth policymakers — specifically Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald, Mayor Betsy Price and the Fort Worth City Council — in general failed to supervise or discipline officers... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fort Worth Police Firing Exposes Deep Divisions In The Department And Communitybut the charges were later dropped. In a statement, the Fort Worth Police Depar
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
but the charges were later dropped. In a statement, the Fort Worth Police Department said Pierce went too far. Chief Joel Fitzgerald said Pierce escalated the situation unnecessarily. In that video, you see Jackie Craig, a black woman who... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fort Worth Police Firing Exposes Tensions In The Departmentbut the charges were later dropped. In a statement, the Fort Worth Police Depar
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
but the charges were later dropped. In a statement, the Fort Worth Police Department said Pierce went too far. Chief Joel Fitzgerald said Pierce escalated the situation unnecessarily. In that video, you see Jackie Craig, a black woman who... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fort Worth Woman's Arrest 'Had No Basis,' According To Police ChiefThe top local stories this morning from KERA News: Fort Worth Police Chief Joel
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald yesterday said the sergeant he fired this week had no basis for arresting a woman back in August. That's according to the findings from an internal affairs... Read more
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11 News Houston
Fort Worth police union calls veteran officer's firing politically motivatedKenneth Pierce has served in the department for 22 years, but he was terminated
11 News Houston / Posted 29 days ago
Kenneth Pierce has served in the department for 22 years, but he was terminated yesterday. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in a statement that his termination was a result of "multiple violations" during an incident in August.... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fort Worth police union calls veteran officer's firing politically motivatedKenneth Pierce has served in the department for 22 years, but he was terminated
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 29 days ago
Kenneth Pierce has served in the department for 22 years, but he was terminated yesterday. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in a statement that his termination was a result of "multiple violations" during an incident in August.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas sergeant who allegedly ordered subordinate to Taser woman is firedPierce was terminated after 22 years in law enforcement when the incident came
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
Pierce was terminated after 22 years in law enforcement when the incident came under a use of force review. Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in the release that in August, Pierce was called to the scene of a domestic disturbance. As the woman in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Reviewing Arrest Video, Fort Worth Police Chief Fires Sergeant Over Use Of Forcea rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KERA North Texas / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Police sergeant fired for ordering rookie to stun womana rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KTXS Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KWWL Iowa / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KXXV Waco / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WALB Albany
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WALB Albany / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas sergeant who allegedly ordered subordinate to Taser woman is firedPierce was terminated after 22 years in law enforcement when the incident came
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Pierce was terminated after 22 years in law enforcement when the incident came under a use of force review. Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in the release that in August, Pierce was called to the scene of a domestic disturbance. As the woman in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
Hawaii News Now / Posted 29 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WGEM Quincy / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KHQ Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KTVN Reno / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Police sergeant fired for ordering officer to use Tasera rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 30 days ago
a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute. Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said in an emailed statement that he fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce on Monday, saying the 22-year police veteran... Read more
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