Brickbat: Too Young for Tennessee


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East Ridge, Tennessee, Acting City Manager Kenny Custer has fired a police officer for having a sexual relationship with a high school student. An 18-year-old high school student. Officer Adam Rose, 29, met the girl at a grocery story where they both work. They both insist the relationship did not start until she was 18, and her mother reportedly said she was OK with the relationship. An internal affairs investigation found Rose had violated no laws or department policies and recommended no action be taken. But Custer said the Rose's actions were "contrary to the community standards."