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Who Is Ex-Sgt Wayne Jenkins? Where Is He Now? Wikipedia Details, Wife, & Kids

Wayne Jenkins Wikipedia

Wayne Jenkins, a corrupt cop, came to people’s minds after the real-life drama We Own This City was released. People were keen to know who Jon Bernthal was portraying in the story. Keep scrolling to find out who that cop was and where he is now.

Who Is Wayne Jenkins? Wikipedia Details

Former cop of the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), Wayne Jenkins, joined the Baltimore Police department in 2003. Three years prior to that, he was a Marine who was stationed in North Carolina. 

He grew up in Middle River, Maryland, and went to Eastern Technical High School for his studies.

He was famous in the police department for his aggressiveness in solving cases and upper-handling suspects. His aggressive nature had both positive and negative impacts on his career. He saved several injured colleagues during the riot after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. This action of his won him a bronze star. On the other hand, he faced suing more than four times between 2006 and 2009.

However, he was a star in the police department, and everyone backed him up.

Where Is Wayne Jenkins Now?

Wayne Jenkins is currently serving his 25 years sentence in Kentucky Prison. Prior to Kentucky prison, he was sent to Edgefield Federal Correctional Facility in South Carolina in 2018. He had saved the life of an inmate in 2020 while he was in Edgefield.

His targeted release is in 2038. Currently, in jail, he has been helping other law enforcement officers to remain on the right path.

Why is Wayne Jenkins In Jail?

While being part of GTTF, Wayne Jenkins, along with his other nine members, had a duty of patrolling the street and seizing weapons and drugs. However, after several months of internal surveillance, Wayne and his fellow mates had been found robbing citizens, fabricating overtime hours, stealing drugs, and reselling illegal firearms.

In 2017, Wayne Jenkins had charges of various crimes like two counts of racketeering conspiracy, racketeering, aiding and abetting racketeering.

He even had charges like two counts of robbery and aiding and abetting, two counts of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, and many more.

However, he pled guilty to one count of racketeering, two counts of robbery, and one count of destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in a federal investigation. Furthermore, he pled guilty to four counts of deprivation of rights under color of law. FBI arrested him in 2017.

Who Is Wayne Jenkins Married To?

Wayne Jenkins is the husband of Kristy Jenkins. His wife lives low profile and away from the public eye. His family details aren’t available to the public. It is not clear how many children this pair has.