In a news release Tuesday, Logan County District Attorney Tommy Lee says while on duty as a trooper, Venable pulled over a woman on the Broadway Extension in Oklahoma City. Lee says Venable took the woman into custody for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. He’s accused of then transporting her to a residence in Guthrie where he had sex with her.
While on duty he made an arrest. Then he proceeded to use his position over the woman to satisfy his own urges. Ignore the statement that he is a “former” officer because he resigned as opposed to actually being dismissed by the OSP as punishment. This is by no means the first issue with OSP either, not even the first of a sexual nature.
Arganbright has been under investigation for professional misconduct by the Internal Affairs Division of the state Department of Public Safety. Among the allegations against him, are that he used his patrol car for romantic rendezvous with a 16-year-old girl and sent text messages to her, asking her run away with him, authorities said.
A cop having relations with a minor, at least in this case the OSP actually fired him. Not to mention he was also tagged with violating a protection order and embezzlement. The most famous incident of late though happens to be the following:
This incident though from 2009 shows the depth of the problem considering the officer at question was reinstated shortly there after. There is a history of the OSP looking the other way when it’s officers step out of line.
State Sponsored Criminal Count: 26 (All three officers committed these crimes while on duty)
Because since the girl was drunk it’s all her fault since the officer was on duty, right?
Because pedophiles could never possibly work for the government, and most definitely wouldn’t use their authority to abuse their victims, right?
Because the cop and his authoritah is considerably more important than the woman having a heart attack in the back of the ambulance.
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