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Judge: “Arrogant” Hill gets 18 months

CORRECTION: Photo of CCSO Chaplain Charles Davis was incorrectly ID’d as CCSO Social Media Manager Carl Johnson. The only question Victor Hill had after hearing his sentence to 18 months in a federal prison for violating the rights of six pretrial detainees under color of law was whether he could “[support] a political candidate.” Hill […]

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Jail detainees say their lives at stake

With a special election for Clayton County sheriff coming up next week, people detained at the county’s scandal-plagued jail are speaking out about horrific conditions. This story was originally published by The Appeal. by Elizabeth Just over a week away from a closely watched sheriff’s election, people detained at Georgia’s Clayton County Jail say they are made to […]

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Hill may get 46 months in prison

A sentencing memo filed in the U.S. Northern District of Georgia Court Tuesday recommends that former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill be sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for “abusing his authority and physically harming numerous pre-trial detainees under his care in the Clayton County Jail.” Presentencing guidelines indicated Hill could get 70 to […]

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Hill sells Hampton home to Allen

Former Clayton County sheriff Victor Hill, who retired as Clayton County Sheriff after a federal jury convicted him in October 2022 of violating six pretrial detainees’ rights, sold his Hampton home to acting sheriff Levon Allen on December 5, 2022. Real estate records show Allen and Hill apparently shared the same address on Bear Creek […]

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Hill’s sentencing moved to March 14

Former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill, who has been personally campaigning for his handpicked successor Levon Allen, has gotten his sentencing date moved back from February 28 to the week before Clayton County’s special called election to fill his former seat. Hill’s attorneys asked the court for a two-week extension because they said they got […]

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BREAKING: Hill’s godson named chief deputy

Ga. POST investigating Hill’s certification as former deputies speak out The Clayton Crescent has confirmed a tip that Maj. Levon Allen, who is former Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill’s godson, has been promoted to Chief Deputy. According to a CCSO memo dated October 26—the day of Hill’s conviction on six counts of violating pretrial detainees’ […]

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