Ohio Police Chief Disgusted by Officers Involved in Terence Crutcher Shooting


A police chief in Ohio is speaking out over the killing of Terence Crutcher.

Rodney Muterspaw, police chief of Middletown, Ohio, has issued multiple tweets about his feelings towards the police officers involved in the shooting of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher. Crutcher, a father of four, was killed last week after his car broke down on the way home from music class. Muterspaw is calling out the involved officers for “making us [law enforcement] look bad.”

Several members of Twitter responded to Muterspaw, echoing sentiments that we have seen, heard, and felt many times when this sort of situation happens: Why didn’t Crutcher comply? Muterspaw, as an experienced officer of the law, had a perfect response:

Crutcher was tased and immediately shot after walking to his car with his hands in the air. Officers involved say that they believed he was reaching for a weapon. Officer Betty Shelby, the officer that shot and killed Crutcher, was placed on paid administrative leave.


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