Former WWE Superstar Jaxson Ryker has gone on to do big things following his in-ring career coming to an end.
Ryker, real name Chad Lail, took to Instagram to announce that he’s now working as a member of the Iredell County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office. He wrote,
“What an honor. Yesterday September 14 2023 I was sworn in at the Iredell County Sheriffs office. New chapter. New career. May I always wear this badge and uniform with pride”
While Ryker’s Instagram is set to private, Lucha Libre Online posted a photo from the swearing in ceremony. Ryker retired from in-ring competition last month after being fired by WWE in November of 2021.
Ryker has been involved in a world of controversy in recent years, often showing support for former President Donald Trump.
Additionally, he expressed his desire to deploy the military following the George Floyd protests.
And finally, he tweeted the following regarding the Black Lives Matter movement, “I challenge anyone of any color or race to go watch 12 years a slave, the movie and realize how good you all actually have it.”
Jaxson Ryker anuncia que a partir de ahora es un oficial de la policía en Irdell County en el estado de Carolina del Norte. Le deseamos mucho éxito en esta nueva etapa de su vida. pic.twitter.com/QlXj74fuB9
— Lucha Libre Online (@luchalibreonlin) September 15, 2023
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Former WWE Superstar Jaxson Ryker has made headlines recently with his transition into a new career. After retiring from professional wrestling, Ryker announced on Instagram that he is now working as a member of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina. This new chapter in his life has been met with both support and curiosity from fans and the public alike.
Ryker, whose real name is Chad Lail, expressed his honor and pride in joining the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. In his Instagram post, he wrote, “May I always wear this badge and uniform with pride.” Although his Instagram account is set to private, a photo from his swearing-in ceremony was shared by Lucha Libre Online, giving fans a glimpse into this new phase of his life.
The former WWE Superstar retired from in-ring competition just last month, following his release from WWE in November 2021. However, Ryker’s journey has not been without controversy. In recent years, he has been involved in several contentious situations that have garnered attention.
One of the most notable controversies surrounding Ryker was his public support for former President Donald Trump. This support drew criticism from many fans and fellow wrestlers, leading to a divisive response within the wrestling community. Additionally, Ryker expressed his desire to deploy the military during the George Floyd protests, which further fueled the controversy surrounding him.
Furthermore, Ryker faced backlash for a tweet he posted regarding the Black Lives Matter movement. In the tweet, he challenged people of all races to watch the movie “12 Years a Slave” and “realize how good you all actually have it.” This statement was met with widespread condemnation and accusations of insensitivity.
Despite these controversies, Ryker’s decision to join law enforcement has sparked interest and curiosity among fans and the public. Many wonder how his past experiences and controversies will shape his approach to his new career. It remains to be seen how Ryker will navigate this transition and whether he will address the controversies that have surrounded him.
As fans and observers, we can only speculate on what lies ahead for Jaxson Ryker in his new role as a member of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office. His journey from professional wrestling to law enforcement is undoubtedly a significant change, and it will be intriguing to see how he adapts to this new chapter in his life.