Lt. Rick Hamrick Suspended By Sheriff's Office

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lt. Rick Hamrick has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an ongoing internal affairs investigation, officials in the Sheriff's Office said.

No information was given on what the probe was about.

Lt. Hamrick supervises the court officers.

 


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