Ohio cop charged with pointing AR-15 at fellow officers

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He’s been charged with using weapons while intoxicated and disorderly conduct. Court records didn’t indicate if he has an attorney. Jenkins has been a Cincinnati police officer since 2002.

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“We got a guy in this hallway with a rifle. “We actually retreated. He claimed to be a cop,” one of the officers told the dispatcher in the recording, according to the Enquirer. We’re outside, and get some more cars out here to help us out.”

Jenkins surrendered after hearing a request over a police radio to step outside. Officers initially didn’t believe Jenkins when he identified himself as a police officer, prompting them to retreat and call for backup.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports officers responded Monday to a 911 call about a fight at an apartment building and were confronted by 45-year-old David Jenkins, who was wearing a Cincinnati police jacket and carrying an AR-15 assault weapon.

CINCINNATI — Authorities say an off-duty Cincinnati police officer pointed an assault weapon at fellow officers while intoxicated, and has been charged with misdemeanours.