UPDATE: HCSO Corrections Officer Hendrix Charged with Misdemeanor Assault
Hamilton County, TN - The HCSO Criminal Investigation Division made a presentment to the Hamilton County Grand Jury on Monday, September 14, 2105, in reference to the event which occurred at CCA on August 19, 2015 involving Corrections Officer, Daniel Hendrix (below is the original press notification).
Today, Thursday, September 17, 2015, the Hamilton County Grand Jury returned a True Bill concerning this event charging Corrections Officer Daniel Hendrix with misdemeanor assault.
Daniel Hendrix has been arrested and processed in the Hamilton County Jail and released on a bond. His status will be changed to administrative leave without pay pending the conclusion of the judicial process and the conclusion of the Internal Affairs Investigation.
Sheriff Hammond stated, "The HCSO takes all allegations of misconduct seriously. We have followed the judicial process and presented our investigation to the Grand Jury and henceforth, they have returned a True Bill."
There will be no further information released pending the conclusion of the judicial process and the pending Internal Affairs investigation.