For this story, we're going to travel up I-35 to good old Marlin, Texas, a suburb of Waco. Detective Rob Douglas was fired after posting a rant on Facebook about "lazy turd bags" presumably using food stamps to pay at the grocery store. Oh, and talking about going on a killing spree.
Detective Rob Douglas was fired after posting a rant on Facebook about "lazy turd bags" presumably using food stamps to pay at the grocery store.
The officer was placed on administrative leave on Monday before getting the ax on Wednesday. According to the Waco Tribune-Herald (which also has a screenshot of the detective's rant), the official reason the detective was fired was violating the department's rules of conduct.
"Those inappropriate and troubling comments he made on Facebook resulted in the conditions that actually were outlined in those policies," Marlin City Manager R.C. Fletcher told the Waco Tribune-Herald.
So in addition to hating "turd bags," what else did Douglas find offensive? That would be people with tattoos on "their unclean bodies," mouthfuls of bling, expensive rims and people that buy beer on the taxpayer's dime. (Just an FYI, you cannot use SNAP benefits to buy beer, liquor or cigarettes.)
As if that wasn't enough, the detective ended his rant with, "If I ever snap and go on a killing spree, it will be in a supermarket on the first [of the month]."