Sheriff Al Cannon who admitted that he slapped and cursed at a suspect who was handcuffed and in the back of a patrol car at the end of a pursuit has been cleared by the Department of Justice of any Civil Rights violations. He is currently involved in a Pre-Trial Intervention Program for a state charge of battery for slapping the suspect. For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos and to post a comment, please access the links below:
02/02/2012 – Will Sheriff Al Cannon pay for slap?
02/02/2012 – Should Sheriff Cannon be charged for slapping?
02/02/2012 – Charleston sheriff says he slapped chase suspect