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.
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