Sheriff Lott explains why he fired deputy accused of abuse
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:36:02 GMT —
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH)- Richland county sheriff Leon Lott has no kind words for former deputy Paul Derrick.
This video posted on You Tube shows derrick attempting to arrest a female soldier. Instead the former deputy now finds himself facing an assault and battery charge.
At a Wednesday news conference, Sheriff Lott said,"I want to strangle him. I just do. It frustrates me the hard work and good stuff that we do is negatively reflects on this. I've gotten emails from around the united states telling me what a horrible person i am, and what a terrible department this is."
Lott said he plans to make sure Derrick never works in law enforcement again. Derrick also faces assault and battery charges.