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Georgia Sheriff Blames 'Lazy' Officers for Improper Release of Inmates

June 17, 2010  | 

The Clayton County sheriff is blaming the laziness of 30 corrections officers for the wrongful release of four inmates from the county jail, according to CBS Atlanta. It is possible that other inmates have been released improperly.

The news station, quoting Sheriff Kem Kimbrough Sr., said the corrections officers didn't follow proper procedure when checking the identity of four inmates released in late April and early May. Three of the inmates have been captured by the fugitive task force, but one, Jonathan Lemons, remains at large.

Kimbrough told CBS that Atlanta corrections officers, including supervisors, were lazy when it came to checking identities and that they believed what the inmates told them without verifying it.

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