Is Kawana Jenkins In Jail? Officer Fired And Arrested After Leaked Video Goes Viral

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Kawana Jenkins is in jail after being fired and arrested for engaging in an improper sexual relationship with an inmate.

On March 22, Georgia authorities announced that detention officer Kawana Jenkins had been arrested for having an affair with an inmate. 

After a video of Kawana Jenkins, 36, doing indecent actions with a prisoner while using a stolen cellphone surfaced, she was fired and detained.

According to WSBTV, the charges came to light after authorities found a stolen iPhone on which a video of Jenkins doing obscene activities with the prisoner had been recorded. According to the AJC, Kawana Jenkins has worked at the Fulton County Detention Center since 2019.

Channel 2′s Audrey Washington was at the Fulton County jail on Wednesday when Jenkins was booked, likely by her former co-workers.

Is Kawana Jenkins In Jail? 

In Georgia, a former correctional officer named Kawana Jenkins was fired and is in jail, accused of engaging in an improper sexual connection with an inmate.

Fulton County Detention Officer Kawana Jenkins got arrested, and charged for Improper Sexual Conduct with Inmate. (Source: Twitter)

Two counts of inappropriate contact by an employee or agent, five counts of public officer oath violation, two counts of reckless behavior, one count of providing an inmate with a prohibited item without authorization, and two counts of cruelty to inmates are among the charges brought against Kawana Jenkins.

After watching the video of the incident, Georgian officials expressed their outrage. According to the authorities, Jenkins had a long-term inappropriate relationship with the prisoner and even went so far as to give him the illegal cellphone used to record the incident.

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Jenkins’ bond was approved by the judge during her first court appearance this week.

Officer Fired And Arrested After Leaked Video Goes Viral

As per the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office, the inappropriate behavior was captured on a contraband smartphone confiscated from the inmate. The video got leaked and it went viral.

Kawana Jenkins arrested 2Kawana Jenkins’s video got viral all over Twitter. (Source: Twitter)

Police uncovered the phone during a shakedown at the Fulton County Prison in Atlanta. When a man’s fingers appear, the film depicts Jenkins in uniform sitting in a chair. Jenkins later simulates a sex act on the man’s fingers before the clip stops.

Officials dismissed and arrested Jenkins after recognizing her in the video. Since 2019, Jenkins has been employed by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

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The detention officer with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is facing more than a dozen counts after she was accused of unlawful sexual behavior with a prisoner.

Kawana Jenkin’s Relationship With Inmate

Although the alleged affair involving Kawana Jenkins stunned the community, connections between prisoners and jail staff are uncommon. 

As to N.B.C., Brenda Smith, a law professor who battles against the exploitation and abuse of inmates, said such connections are frequent. Brenda noted, however, that they are disturbing due to the power imbalance between inmates and officers.

Patrick Labat, sheriff of Fulton County, declared his commitment to transparency and holding every employee accountable.

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He declared his dedication to openness and his intention to hold each and every employee responsible for upholding the oath they have sworn to defend and serve their community.

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He continued by saying that the deputies of Fulton County Sheriff’s Office do not, in any way, represent this one person’s actions.

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