EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– An El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy was fired Monday following an alleged assault involving an inmate at the county jail. Christopher Rogers was charged with third-degree assault and first-degree official misconduct.
Both of those charges are misdemeanors. Rogers had been on administrative leave since mid-May when the alleged incident occurred.
The sheriff’s office has not released details on what happened, only that another deputy did intervene and reported the alleged conduct to a supervisor.