Posted on October 23, 2022

NAACP Branch President Arrested, Accused of Striking Police Officer at Hospital

KCTV, October 18, 2022

The NAACP branch president for Kansas City, Kansas, has bonded out of jail {snip}

Overbrook police stated an officer had pulled over Tarence Maddox, 39, for speeding. Police also found Maddox to be driving on a suspended license {snip}

Tarence Maddox

Tarence Maddox

After Maddox complained of medical issues following being taken into custody, EMS took him to St. Francis Hospital {snip}

Police stated that Maddox was combative and not cooperating with hospital staff. {snip}

Topeka police indicated hospital security and the Overbrook police officer had to restrain Maddox, who resisted and struck the police officer.