published Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office lieutenant suspended during investigation

A Hamilton County Sheriff's Office lieutenant has been suspended during an internal investigation.

The sheriff's office said in a news release Tuesday afternoon that Lt. Rick Hamrick has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the investigation.

Hamrick oversees the court security division at the Chattanooga/Hamilton County Courts Building.

Sheriff's office spokesperson Janice Atkinson said no further information about the investigation will be released until it is complete.

This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for more information as it becomes available.

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