PASCO COUNTY, Fla. -- The Pasco County Sheriff's Office posted a photo of a man as he was being detained and was in the process of getting arrested on Friday night around 10:30 p.m.
The picture has now become the center of conversation as some people question the appropriateness of the Facebook post, which demonstrates the man crying.
"This criminal is not different than any criminal we post about every single day," said Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Melanie Snow, who helps run the social media accounts. "He was a threat to the community before. It's important the community know he is in custody and no longer a threat to them."
The Facebook post has over 150 shares and has received over 350 comments.
For more on the arrest or the Facebook post, read this Tampa Bay Times article.
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