3 Camden County sheriff’s employees charged in inmate’s beating

Published on November 22, 2022 at 3:07 pm

Three Camden County Sheriff’s Office employees have been charged in the beating of a 41-year-old inmate inside the county jail.

Videos that depicted the incident were said to have been recorded Sept. 3. Attorneys who represent the inmate, identified as Jarrett Hobbs, called for the investigation after they released the videos to the public Nov. 14.

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“This video is undeniable and the deputies’ actions are inexcusable,” attorney Harry Daniels said in a previous statement. “Mr. Hobbs entered the Camden County Jail suffering a psychological episode and asking to be placed in protective confinement. But instead of protecting him, these deputies jumped him and beat and kicked him mercilessly…”

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author image Tarik Minor joined News4Jax in March 2010. Before moving to Jacksonville, he worked at WKMG-TV, Local 6, in Orlando as the Volusia County bureau chief for 10 years. Tarik's news career began in Washington, D.C., at NBC 4 as a production assistant. He took his first reporting job in Alexandria, La., and then moved on to Baton Rouge before moving to the Sunshine State.

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