Free Thought Project – by John Vibes
Houston, TX — It was recently revealed in court documents that a former police officer who shot a woman in the head during a road rage incident has a history marred with violence and anger issues.
Kenneth Caplan, a reserve deputy constable with Harris County Precinct 6, was charged last year with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after shooting a woman in the head during a fit of road rage.
The officer was reportedly driving on the 610 Loop at Stella Link when he cut off a 20-year-old woman who was also driving on the highway. The woman responded by pulling in front of him, and cutting him off. Next, the off-duty officer pulled up next to her car, pointed his gun directly to her window, and fired.
Now, the lawyer for the victim is saying that Caplan should have never been a cop to begin with and that the police department had many opportunities to see that he had anger problems.
“What sticks out is this was not an accident, this was an incident waiting to happen. First, when I read it, it was chilling,” attorney Steve Couch said.
“It’s a huge question mark, in my opinion,” he added.
Couch was referring to the former officers employment file, which shows that he had 21 different jobs in the past five years, 12 of which he was fired from for undisclosed reasons. He was fired from more than half of the jobs that he had in the past five years.
His time as an officer was also filled with disciplinary problems. In just two years working at Precinct 6, Caplan had five different anger-related complaints filed against him, including two road rage incidents. In one of the road rage situations, the Caplan threatened a mother and her three children. On another occasion, he got into a road rage squabble with another police officer.
Couch also suggests that Caplan was allowed to pass through police academy despite the fact that he was initially kicked out. Couch also said that the doctor responsible for giving the former officer a psychological evaluation may have not even done her job.
“I engaged a psychologist that said she (Busick) fell short of the standard in testing and evaluating Caplan if she tested him at all,” Couch said.
Caplan claims both that he shot the woman in self-defense and that he shot her by accident.
“She was trying to run us into a wall. She got shot. The gun went off but it was an accident. It was self-defense,” Caplan said.
Caplan also downplayed his sketchy work history, saying that he did not care about the jobs that he was fired from.
“When you have a job you don’t care about, you really don’t care if you get fired or not,” he said.
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9 thoughts on “Cop Never Fired After 2 Fits of Road Rage – On the 3rd Fit, He Shot a Lady in the Head for Honking”
Why has that animal not been charged with attempted murder?
“Couch was referring to the former officers employment file, which shows that he had 21 different jobs in the past five years, 12 of which he was fired from for undisclosed reasons.”
Hence the reason he was hired.
Too psychotic for anyone else to deal with – except the pigs.
SSDD, he was the perfect candidate for law infringement!
1. Anger issues – check
2. Antisocial/Borderline personality disorder – check
3. “Weened” off mommy’s teat to early – check
4. Protected from public scrutiny by the system – check
It happens way too often, like it’s “by design”. Oh, that’s right, it is!
If your well adjusted, intelligent, and confident, you would never make it. They want the “knuckle-draggers”. “Sorry, your too intelligent and well adjusted for this position”.
The gun went off but it was an accident. It was self-defense,” Caplan said
ahhhhh ,, someone needs to tell this A-Hole that it cant be both
it is either an accident or self-defense .. cant have it both ways
stuff this jackwad in a 4×8 cell and forgetabouthim
Put him in general population and let the janitor clean up the entrails.
for real a sick-psycho bastard he is.
This just in:
Pig shot in the head for OINKING.
Film at eleven.
Imagine what we don’t know. Maybe he moonlights as a hit man. Does what others won’t.
It sounds to me like he’s too busy at his other job, professional job loser. But he is stupid enough to follow orders from idiots.
This guy should put in a job application at Las Vegas metro.
Then we can only hope he gets shot in the head eating pizza at lunch.
Maybe even at the Metro Pizza restaurant this time…
Yes….there’s a metro pizza chain in Vegas.
Just like an ex Clark County.. DA runs/owns the whore house in Pahrhump.