2 Collin Co. jailers reinstated after being fired following in-custody death of Marvin Scott III

Two Collin County jail employees who were fired in the wake of an in-custody death have been reinstated.

Originally, a detention captain, lieutenant, two sergeants, and three officers were fired for violating policies in the death of 26-year-old Marvin Scott III last year.

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The Collin County Civil Service Commission reviewed appeals by some of the jail employees and decided one sergeant would be reinstated, but demoted to detention officer.

Another officer will get his job back, but will serve a 10-day suspension.

No back pay will be awarded.

No officers were charged in Scott’s death.


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