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Video: Deputies caught on camera fighting in front of inmates

The fight had to be broken up by multiple people

By C1 Staff

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — An altercation between a sheriff’s deputy and a deputy jailer at a detention center was caught on camera.

According to NBC4i, the altercation began after Deputy Sheriff Clennon Smith tried to hand an inmate’s property over to Deputy Jailer Joe Funk. Funk threw the items back at Smith.

NBC Bay Area reported that Smith grabbed Funk by the neck and employees in the room broke up the fight. Later, the deputies begin to fight again and fall to the floor. They were pulled apart again by fellow employees. 

Funk is charged with menacing, resisting arrest and assault. 

Smith is still on the job.


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