Citronelle Police name officer fired after fight with inmate

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CITRONELLE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE (4:23 p.m.) Citronelle Police Chief Tyler Norris has identified the officer who was fired after a fight with an inmate as Jason Meade.

Meade was hired by the Citronelle Police Department in June 2019. Norris said he previously worked for Mt. Vernon Police Department.

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Citronelle Police Chief Tyler Norris confirms a Citronelle Police Officer has been fired for violating department policy.

Chief Norris says the firing stemmed from a fight the officer had with an inmate. The State Bureau of Investigation has taken over the case.

There will be a press conference at 4:00 p.m. at the Citronelle Police Department.

Check back for updates.

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