Madison County Sheriff’s Office responds to recent traffic stop footage

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release in response to video footage unveiled from a recent traffic stop.

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According to the release, an internal investigation is being launched following the incident.

The release states in full:

In response to recent media reports beginning on or about July 11, 2023, regarding a traffic stop involving two deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the following statement is being provided.

On July 11, 2023, a formal complaint was filed with our office, which immediately triggered an automatic internal investigation. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office takes all complaints seriously, and we are committed to thoroughly and impartially examining the circumstances surrounding the incident in question.

At this time, as an ongoing investigation is underway, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office will not be able to provide specific comments or statements regarding the details of the incident. It is our policy to refrain from discussing open investigations to ensure their integrity and protect the rights of all parties involved.

Transparency, accountability, and maintaining the trust of our community are of utmost importance to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

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