A Georgia detention officer was fired and arrested on various charges after allegedly assaulting an inmate, in accordance with officers.
Reynard Trotman faces various charges, along with seven counts of violation of oath by a public officer, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of battery, reckless conduct, cruelty to an inmate and conspiracy to commit a felony.
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office launched that Trotman was arrested on Thursday. Throughout the press launch he is accused of “aiding and abetting in the midst of the charge of towards the legislation, and of failing to render assist or defending an inmate from bodily damage.”
Sheriff Patrick Labat instructed WXIA that an investigation was launched after a detainee on the Fulton County jail was observed with lacerations and puncture wounds. The inmate survived the accidents, nevertheless their scenario led officers to confirm surveillance footage. HWS
Numerous completely different detainees who attacked the inmate will even be charged, Labat talked about. HWS
“The acts of this detention officer do not replicate the mission of the Fulton CountySheriff’s Office,” Labat talked about in a press launch. “Any officer who violates their sworn oath not solely brings discredit upon themselves however as well as exacerbates the important staffing challenges that laws enforcement companies throughout the nation are working to beat. As Sheriff of Fulton County, I am devoted to transparency and to holding every employee accountable to protect and serve every member of our group, along with these in our custody.” HWS
The prices in direction of Trotman led to his termination. He had labored for the sheriff’s office since July. HWS
“Being a detention officer is an especially robust job, nevertheless there is no excuse for the conduct that led to this arrest,” the sheriff’s assertion continued. “The actions of this one specific particular person are literally not a reflection of the ladies and men of the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office who current as a lot as work every day and conduct their duties with professionalism, respect and integrity.” HWS