Fountain Co. Sheriff recommends deputy be fired

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

FOUNTAIN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Fountain County Sheriff William Sanders wants one of his deputies to be fired.

Deputy Jason Parker has been on paid administrative leave since April, following a complaint from a citizen.

Sheriff Sanders said Indiana State Police have conducted an investigation and no formal charges have been filed, but he is recommending that Parker be fired.

Sanders declined to comment on the specifics of the incident.

The matter will be heard before a merit board on July 15. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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