Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Deputy-Involved Fatal Shooting Update
After an internal investigation, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has terminated the employment of Deputy Chadwick McRae for violation of our Use of Force Policy in connection to the fatal shooting that took the life of Fort Bend County Precinct 4 Deputy Constable Caleb Rule in May of this year.
Further, on July 20th, 2020, former Deputy McRae was indicted by the Fort Bend County Grand Jury for Criminal Negligent Homicide.
“Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family of Deputy Caleb Rule as they continue to deal with this tragedy,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls.
As this matter is pending prosecution, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office will refer any questions to the lead investigative agency, the Texas Rangers, or the prosecuting authority, the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.