Brooks Co. Jail employees face excessive force charges following investigation

Brooks Co. Jail employees face excessive force charges following investigation

BROOKS CO., GA (WALB) - Five Brooks County Jail employees are accused of using excessive force against inmates.

Sheriff Mike Dewey asked GBI agents to investigate a use of force complaint on September 14th.

They said they uncovered incidents of excessive force that happened in March, April, May and September.

Jail Administrator Scott Boutwell is charged with 3 counts of cruelty to an inmate as well as simple battery and violation of oath of office.

Jailers Courtney Giddens, Rina Griffin, Dellisa Brown and Jorqua Davis are all charged with cruelty to inmates.

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