MO: St. Louis City firefighter found dead after charges filed

Source: 3/28/24
[ACSOL is posting this to show how violation of trust by a person in public service can be especially devastating on multiple levels]

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (First Alert 4) – A St. Louis City firefighter accused of possessing videos of child sexual abuse material was found dead Thursday, investigators said.

Prosecutors charged 50-year-old Jarret ____ on Thursday with two counts of possessing more than 20 photos or videos of child pornography, a class B felony.

St. Charles City police confirmed on Friday that Jarret was found dead Thursday night. It is believed he took his own life.

According to the department, Jarret was a 25-year veteran of the St. Louis City Fire Department. The City of St. Louis confirmed he was still a firefighter at the time of his death.

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It really would be interesting to know how much of the “material” he was charged for was actual abuse or teens making videos of themselves. Was his reasoning behind taking such drastic measures simply because he got caught looking at something? Or was he implicated in the production of said material? Beings lawmakers refuse to acknowledge the sexual curiosities of anyone without the legal ability to consent, lawmakers view every single sexual event as now criminal in nature with the sole explicit intent of just destroying someone because they viewed such activity. Laws need reviewed and context provided for all charges. Sex isn’t going to end. It’s time for a rational approach to the issue.

Another senseless loss of life. A dedicated civil servant that felt his life was over. The city didn’t even feel the need to say anything positive about him , probably out of fear of looking like they actually supported him in this time of personal crisis. He would have had more support if he had been found to be a murderer or drug dealer. Or even a drunk driver that took a life. His picture will likely be removed from his fire company wall and he won’t receive the funeral service he deserves after 25 yrs of saving buildings and rescuing people and pets. Well I for one will salute you Jarrett for your honorable public service. 🫡👨🏼‍🚒

How is this registry making anyone safe ? or constitutional ?