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From the State House to the Sheriff’s Office, Eric Watson has left constituents in a wake of questionable decisions that still linger on today. This sample of material covers the deaths of inmates, subsequent lawsuits and investigations that have occurred during Watson’s tenure.

Sheriff Watson Chose Politics Over Public Safety

As reported by the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Christians For Accountable Leadership has unearthed a disturbing development that took place during the month of May in 2017. On May 21, 2017, Sheriff, Eric Watson, disregarded court imposed prison sentences and mislead...

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WTVC: TBI investigating inmate death at Bradley County Jail

WTVC News Channel 9 | Alyssa Spirato | May 1st, 2016 "BRADLEY COUNTY, TN — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating a reported death of an inmate at the Bradley County jail. The AP is reporting the death came following a fight. Bradley County Sheriff's...

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WTVC: Bradley County Sheriff under state investigation

WTVC News channel 9 | December 13th 2016 "BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. — Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson is now under investigation by the Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission (TMVC). An e-mail from department spokesman Kevin Walters says: "The Tennessee Motor Vehicle...

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