A Texas cop with a shit-eating grin was fired from the San Antonio Police Department for feeding a shit sandwich to a homeless man.
Thank you for keeping us safe?
Or just another sadistic cop?
The incident took place in May but it took five months for the department to fire Matthew Luckhurst.
According to the San Antonio Express-News:
The alleged incident occurred in May, when Officer Matthew Luckhurst, a five-year veteran of the department, bragged to a fellow officer that “he had picked up some feces, placed it in a slice of bread, and put it in a Styrofoam container next to the unknown homeless male,” according to a press release from the chief’s office. “The officer reported that he told Luckhurst to go back and throw it away. The officer said he saw Luckhurst go back and he assumed that Luckhurst discarded the container.”
The incident was reported to Internal Affairs in July. Police Department officials have been unable to locate the homeless man.
“Firing this officer was the right thing to do,” Mayor Ivy Taylor said in a statement to the San Antonio Express-News. “His actions were a betrayal of every value we have in our community, and he is not representative of our great police force.”
Not even the police union is standing up for Luckhurst, according to KXAN.
“It’s his conduct and behavior he had to answer for,” said Mike Helle, president of the San Antonio Police Officers Association.
“The chief took the necessary action he thought he had to take.”
Nevertheless, Luckhurst has obtained an attorney and will attempt to get his job back.
Last year, we reported that San Antonio cops left a man paralyzed after they attacked him while photographing his wife’s business in what they say was a case of mistaken identity.