Weeks back while trying to cover a special city councils election for Greenville Ward 3, The Washington County Auditor’s Tommy Tatum had his civil rights violated and was also assaulted, in his opinion by a Greenville Police Department Officer.
After repeated attempts to file charges against the officer Mr. Tatum was finally allowed to meet with The Greenville Police Department’s Internal Affairs Department. .
Please listen to photo video attached to hear the entire interaction.
There are gaps of silence in the audio as it was a discussion and papers were being reviewed at times.
The issue has been reported to the F. B. I and The Washington County Auditor was informed a preliminary look will be taken to see what’s steps may need to be taken moving forward.
According to Mississippi Law all charges of assault against a law enforcement officer is to be turned over to the Washington County District Attorney for investigation.