AG recommends Jackson County Sheriff not be removed from office

Credit: FOX 47 News Michigan
Published on June 16, 2019 - Duration: 00:55s

AG recommends Jackson County Sheriff not be removed from office

The Attorney General's office confirms they have decided not to pursue criminal charges against Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand, according to a statement they released.


AG recommends Jackson County Sheriff not be removed from office

MICHIGAN'S ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLNOT RECOMMEND GOVERNORGRETCHENWHITMER REMOVE JACKSON COUNTYSHERIFF STEVE RAND FROM OFFICE.THAT'S ACCORDING TO JACKSONMAYOR DEREK DOBIES.HE SAYS... ATTORNEY GENERAL DANANESSEL'S OFFICE SENT HIM ALETTER... STATINGSHE WOULD NOT MAKE THERECOMMENDATION.SHERIFF RAND WAS CAUGHT MAKINGDEROGATORY COMMENTS TOWARDMINORITIES AND WOMEN.... ON ANAUDIO RECORDING.MAYOR DOBIES SAYS... THIS WON'TSTOP HIM FROM FINDING OTHERAVENUES TO GETSHERIFF RAND REMOVED."ULTIMATELY HE CAN EITHERRESIGN, WE'LL CONTINUE TOPURSUE HIS REMOVAL, OR NEXT YEARWHEN THE ELECTION HAPPENS PEOPLEWILL MAYBE HAVE THEOPPORTUNITY TO CHOSE SOMEONEELSE."BACK IN MARCH... MAYOR DOBIESSENT THE GOVERNOR A 264-PAGEREQUEST TO HAVESHERIFF RAND REMOVED.IT INCLUDED.... ALLEGATIONS..LAWSUITS... NEWS STORIES..

ANDMORE.AFTER REVIEWING THE REQUEST...THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE SENT ITOVER TO THEATTORNEY GENERAL.WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THISSTORY... AND WILL UPDATE YOUWHEN WE LEARN MORE

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