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Crockett PD officer being investigated for allegations of family violence

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Wadell Smith (Source: Crockett PD Facebook page) Wadell Smith (Source: Crockett PD Facebook page)
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) -

An officer with the Crockett Police Department has been placed on administrative leave in connection to allegations that he assaulted a person “whom he had a dating relationship” with, according to a press release.

“Officer Wadell Smith is currently on administrative leave from the Crockett Police Department,” the press release stated. “He is alleged to have been involved in a family violence assault incident with a person whom he had a dating relationship.”

Chief David Cross said that the Crockett Police Department is conducting a complete and thorough investigation into possible administrative policy violations. He also said that the Texas Rangers are investigating the criminal allegations.

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