Hamilton County Sheriff's Office lieutenant suspended during investigation

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office lieutenant suspended during investigation

June 10th, 2014 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Rick Hamrick is seen in a doorway in this file photo.

Photo by Jake Daniels/Times Free Press.

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.