Forsyth sheriff's deputy suspended after arrest: Sergeant charged with simple battery after domestic incident
Forsyth County News
By Lara Moore
November 28, 2007
..."The law is the law," [Sheriff Ted] Paxton said... The sheriff declined to elaborate on specifics of the incident, other than to say "there was evidence of a physical confrontation and Sgt. Jenkins was the aggressor"... The report does not indicate if Jenkins' wife received medical treatment.
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Arrest costs Forsyth County deputy his job
Gainesville Times, GA
BY LARA MOORE
Dec. 30, 2007
A Forsyth County Sheriff's deputy arrested for domestic violence on Thanksgiving Day has lost his job with the department... "It was a result of the internal investigation," [Capt. Frank] Huggins said. "It took several weeks to complete the investigation because we wanted to be fair to everyone"... Jenkins was charged with simple battery under the Family Violence Act, a misdemeanor. The incident involving Jenkins and his wife was reported about 8:45 p.m. Nov. 22 at the family's Banister Park residence... the Jenkins' juvenile child called authorities. Jenkins was held that night at the Forsyth County Detention Center. He was released the following day after posting $2,750 bond. A trial date for Jenkins has not been set... If convicted, Jenkins may not be able to continue his career in law enforcement. Paxton has said that anyone convicted of domestic violence loses the right to carry a firearm. The time for Jenkins to file an appeal to the Forsyth County Civil Service Board remains open, though not for long...
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GOD BLESS YOU. THANK YOU FOR WRITING. JUST KNOWING THAT I AM NOT ALONE AND THIS INJUSTICE CONTINUES TO HAPPEN.ReplyDelete
AGAIN, THANK YOU,
Thank you so much for writing and speaking out of the injustice that is taking place.ReplyDelete
Many people do not want to get involved when it comes to domestic violence that is caused by Police, State Police and FireFighters and so on.
Thank you again.