Muscogee Co. Deputies receive apology for embarrassing email - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Muscogee Co. Deputies receive apology for embarrassing email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A recent inter-office email sent out by a Muscogee County Sheriff's Deputy within the department has raised some eyebrows for more than a dozen female deputies.

The email alerted the deputies that their bulletproof vests had failed a stress test. The notice initially came from the manufacture, Point Blank, to the Quartermaster, who orders uniforms and safety equipment for the department.

The company's email listed the names, weight, height, vest serial numbers and cup sizes of the female deputies who had received the equipment.

In a rush to inform the officers, Sheriff John Darr said the Quartermaster mistakenly attached the company's email containing the sensitive information about the female deputies when notifying them about the defected vests.

Some deputies were upset that their private body measurements were made public within their workplace. News Leader 9's Roslyn Giles spoke to Sheriff Darr about how he handled the situation.

"It wasn't done on purpose, it wasn't done to embarrass anybody; there wasn't any intent."

Darr said the officer was very sorry about the incident and sent out a letter of apology to everyone affected.

Darr says he also talked to the deputies and most expressed their gratitude for the apology. The officer was also reprimanded. Darr said his office has made steps to ensure this type of thing does not happen again.

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • 10 things to help parents prepare for back-to-school

    10 things to help parents prepare for back-to-school

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-07-25 12:28:54 GMT
    (Source: WALB)(Source: WALB)

    As you try to prepare your child for heading back to the classroom, here is a list to help make sure you and your student are prepared for the upcoming year.

    More >>

    As you try to prepare your child for heading back to the classroom, here is a list to help make sure you and your student are prepared for the upcoming year.

    More >>
  • Downtown Tifton: 'A Great Revival'

    Downtown Tifton: 'A Great Revival'

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:59:17 GMT
    There's a number of businesses in the downtown area (Source: WALB)There's a number of businesses in the downtown area (Source: WALB)

    Downtown Tifton’s occupancy level is at 98% and the City’s economic development director said that’s good news for residents.

    More >>

    Downtown Tifton’s occupancy level is at 98% and the City’s economic development director said that’s good news for residents.

    More >>
  • How to cut down on your power bill

    How to cut down on your power bill

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-07-25 11:50:33 GMT
    The power company says customers usually see their highest bills during the summer months (Source: WALB)The power company says customers usually see their highest bills during the summer months (Source: WALB)

    If you were shocked the last time you opened your power bill, Georgia Power has good news for you. The power company says its customers usually see their highest bills during this time of year, but there are ways to save on energy. 

    More >>

    If you were shocked the last time you opened your power bill, Georgia Power has good news for you. The power company says its customers usually see their highest bills during this time of year, but there are ways to save on energy. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly