Citizen Report No. 1659232151 - 927485765

Gary Wayne Dodd
110 North Capitol Avenue
Tishomingo, Oklahoma 73460

Date of Offense

January 14, 2022




In a post published on the Johnston County Official Facebook Page related to an incident involving Deputy Schanz and Deputy Richeson, Sheriff Dodd referred to an arrestee, Mark Crawley, as a "no-count, outlaw" and a "ne'er-do-well" (aka: never do well).  Sharing his personal opinions of the subject with the public is prejudicial.  He also made similar remarks when addressing the public about another subject here,

The Probable Cause Affidavit from the incident shows multiple uses of force that may be questionable, including closed fist strikes to the subject's face, as well as a carotid restraint/chokehold and were not disclosed to the public during the Sheriff's press release.  

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Definition of Offense(s)

Bias refers to a prejudice or preconceived opinion that affects a police officer's ability to perform their duties in a fair and impartial manner.