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Attorney Says Kansas Sheriff Will Be Exonerated

Associated Press

August 05, 2010

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – An attorney for Jackson County Sheriff Charles Cornell says he is confident a state investigation will clear the sheriff of any misconduct.

Chris Joseph, an attorney for Cornell, says a former inmate at the Jackson County Jail in Holton has made an allegation of misconduct against the sheriff. Joseph would not reveal other details of the allegation.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is conducting the investigation. Joseph says he expects the investigation to end in about a week.

Cornell has been sheriff since 2004. He previously worked for the Salina and Holton police departments.

Information from: The Topeka Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


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    Jonas

    almost 4 years ago

    42138 Comments

    Cry me a river inmate.

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    Whalewatcher

    almost 4 years ago

    11186 Comments

    Much ado about nothing ..... again.

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    DALLASCRANE

    almost 4 years ago

    19382 Comments

    Most inmates are not Sheriff-friendly. Toss it on the wall and see what sticks.

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    darsavmo

    almost 4 years ago

    11354 Comments

    Allegations are so cheap to make and so costly to defend. Making false allegations should be prosecuted to the fullest...

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    rsironron

    almost 4 years ago

    5220 Comments

    Bump Robocop33.

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    Robocop33

    almost 4 years ago

    14614 Comments

    Such a waste of money allowing all this garbage to cause such a stink because they didn't like getting arrested or serving time in jail.

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