Charles Lemmon

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Service Record

Agency Marlboro County South Carolina Sheriff's Department
Rank Chief Deputy (2004), Sheriff (2016).[1]
Dates of Service Hired in 1985[1]
Last Known Status Suspended

Incident Reports

2020 Arrest of Jarrel Johnson

Department Response

On December 14, 2021, Lemmon was suspended by the Governor pending the disposition of the charges.[2]

Legal Action

On December 14, 2021, Lemmon was indicted on charges of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and misconduct in office.[3] If convicted, the charge of assault carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and the misconduct charge up to 10 years in prison.[4]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: neutral
Protect & Serve rating: bad
Individual Rights rating: bad
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: neutral
Ratings Definitions

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