Bad Cop Story #2: High-ranking Fort Worth police official faces inquiry after DWI arrest
FORT WORTH -- The police official in charge of supervising the investigations of alleged wrongdoings by Fort Worth police officers could find himself in the position of being investigated by the members of his department.
Chief of Staff Maj. Paul Henderson, 45, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Parker County. Henderson is listed as a supervisor over several divisions in the Fort Worth Police Department, including internal affairs, the division assigned to investigate officers accused of unlawful behavior, according to the department's website.
In addition to internal affairs, Henderson supervises special investigations, program support, research, grants, public relations, data management and labor issues.
On Saturday, Henderson was put on "restricted status" during criminal and administrative investigations into the incident, Police Chief Jeff Halstead said in a prepared statement.