From the Polk County Sheriff’s Office
A Polk County jailer was put on leave last week after a complaint of excessive use of force was filed.
On Feb. 22, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint where a jailer allegedly used excessive force on an inmate in the jail. PCSO administration notified theTexas Rangers and requested the Rangers’ assistance in conducting the investigation.
The jailer was placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.