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Hill v. Kemp appeal brief filed

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has filed a brief with the Georgia Court of Appeals in his case against Gov. Brian Kemp. According to the court’s online docket, a request to argue the case was granted on April 28. Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr had filed a brief on March 29 on behalf of the […]

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DA Mosley not prosecuting Sheriff Hill

Parker: “The sheriff’s office doesn’t comment to the press” by Robin Kemp Clayton County District Attorney Tasha Mosley says she is not prosecuting Sheriff Victor Hill, as claimed in a post that Hill’s legal advisor posted to social media channels Wednesday. In a post to Nixle, Hill’s preferred method of communicating with the public, Alan […]

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BREAKING: Hill faces superseding federal indictment

by Robin Kemp Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill faces a superseding indictment in a federal case alleging he abused his power when ordering a fifth inmate awaiting trial to be strapped into a restraining chair, and that he allegedly stood by as a CCSO employee placed a hood on the man’s head before the inmate […]

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What’s next for Sheriff Hill?

by Robin Kemp Update 1:07 a.m. 6/4: ADDS Hill salary Update 8:12 p.m.: minor style edits; Gov. Brian Kemp is not related to Robin Kemp; adds committee members, their party and racial information. Now that Sheriff Victor Hill has been suspended from his duties pending the outcome of U.S.A. v. Hill, what happens next? Gov. […]

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BREAKING: Gov. Kemp appoints panel to consider suspending Sheriff Hill

by Robin Kemp Ed. note: Robin Kemp and Gov. Brian Kemp are not related. Gov. Brian Kemp has issued an executive order appointing a three-person review commission to consider whether Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill should be suspended as a result of a federal grand jury indictment: The commission includes Attorney General Chris Carr, Burke […]

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GBI investigating death in Clayton jail

by Robin Kemp UPDATE 3:46 p.m. : ADDS Open Records Request filed with Riverdale PD UPDTE 10 a.m.: ADDS Riverdale Police Department as arresting agency per CCPD UDATE 8:20 a.m.: ADDS charges, bond amounts, New Orleans hometown, previous record, Facebook meme; distinguishes between CCSO and CCPD. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it is investigating […]

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Clayton County jail bans ink pens

by Robin Kemp Attorneys in a federal class action suit alleging that Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill failed to protect detainees from COVID-19 say the Clayton County Jail has declared ink pens contraband, thereby preventing communication with attorneys about the case. The pens in the jail are special collapsible safety pens, but jail staff allegedly […]

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