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Georgia Sheriff Indicted After Leading Illegal Pat-Down of Students
They accused deputies of using obscenities and abusive and demeaning language during the group search. Some alleged that deputies required inmates to insert their fingers into their mouths after touching other body cavities. Women searched were required to remove tampons and sanitary napkins and left to bleed onto the ground or themselves until the search was completed. Often, when they are sentenced, it is for a nonviolent offense. Many have long histories of abuse and trauma.
Ruling upholds policy on searches of transgender inmates
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Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond said he supports his two deputies at the center of an excessive force investigation. Deputies David Wilkey and Bobby Brewer are on paid leave after the district attorney's office released video of a traffic stop showing them kneeing, punching and searching James Mitchell. Mitchell's attorney said his client was injured by the cavity search the deputies conducted. Hammond sat down with Channel 3 Monday saying he disputes that claim and was adamant he did not see a body cavity search performed on the video.