Scott Harrell

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Service Record

Texas City Texas Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired approximately 2019.[1] Ended September 1, 2023.[2]
Salary $75,086 (2022)[3]
Last Known Status Terminated.[2]

Incident Reports

2023 Detainment of Christopher Schull

For other people with this name, see Christopher Shull.

Bodycam: ‘Power Tripping’ Texas Cop Pulled Off Streets After ‘Buc-ee’s’ Traffic Stop

On April 19, 2023, Harrell contacted Schull, who he thought had been speeding and driving recklessly in the parking lot of a gas station.[2] Harrell felt Schull was not cooperating, threatened to take him to jail, and continued to argue with him. Harrell handcuffed Schull and put him in a police vehicle. Schull was given a ticket for disregarding a traffic control device and was released.[4]

The incident was captured on Harrell's body-worn camera and the gas station's surveillance cameras.[2]

Response Timeline

In May 2023, the department opened an investigation.[2]

Schull's ticket was dismissed.[4]

On September 1, 2023, Harrell was fired.[2]

On May 1, 2024, Schull filed a lawsuit against Harrell, claiming violations of his Constitutional rights.[5]

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