Media Release 09/08/2017
On 09/06/2017 at approximately 8 AM, my Office (Clinton County Sheriff’s Office) was contacted by Missouri State Highway Division of Drug and Crime Control; in reference to allegations of misconduct involving a Deputy and an Inmate.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is a professional organization and we hold our staff to very high standards. In every effort to remain transparent as a department I requested the Missouri State Highway Patrol to lead this investigation immediately.
The alleged Deputy involved in this incident was immediately placed on Administrative Leave and has since been terminated from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. The inmate has been transferred out of the Clinton County Jail and is safe.
This investigation is ongoing and we have no further details at this time. Any further information being released will be from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.