A veteran District of Columbia police officer is accused of sexually abusing a child. Police say Wendel Palmer, who joined the department in 1990 and is assigned to the Sixth District, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree child sexual abuse.
19-year-old Ryan Sheppard was sentenced Thursday in Frederick County Circuit Court to 30 years in prison for the sexual abuse of a on-year-old.
My point is simple, step up! Don’t run away from the media scrutiny. Don’t hide behind legal advice. Don’t consult with public relations experts. Step the F*@! up and answer everybody’s questions.