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Brad Daugherty - PSN#354

Racism within the Montgomery County Ohio Sheriff's Office

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Among the racially-charged interactions between African-Americans and law enforcement, this case stands out for being completely on the record. Rarely do we see police documenting their own racist statements and unprofessional behavior.

The accusations of racial bias and misconduct were raised by the divorcing spouse of one of the subjects. So the credibility of the complaint is immediately suspect. But watch as the following internal affairs investigation reveals the pettiness of law enforcement officers as they attempt to throw each other under the bus in order to keep their jobs. We observe how LEOs feel about each other as an officer explains his coworker's nickname of "fart box".

The investigation raises significant questions. "Are private conversations on personal cell phones off limits to employers?" And most importantly, if this racism was caught on record, "How much more racism is there off the record?"

It is alleged between November of 2011, and January of 2013, Detective Michael Sollenberger exchanged text messages with Captain Thomas Flanders, Sergeant Brian Lewis, Deputy Joseph Connelly, Deputy Jayme Horton and Detective Brad Daugherty. These text messages were allegedly archived by unknown person or persons by printing them out to paper. The unknown person then provided the printed messages to Mr. Derrick Foward, President of the Dayton chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in August of 2014. Mr. Foward lodged a complaint on behalf of the citizens of Montgomery County against the deputies participating in the text conversations due, to the allegedly derogatory and threatening comments contained in the messages.

Deputies use excessive force to break up a fight at a night club, discharge firearm into the air

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On Sunday, July 6, 2003, Deputy Matthew Snyder and Deputy Brad Daugherty were advised of a large fight at Tiffany's Nite Club. Deputy Snyder and Deputy Daugherty called for a "signal 99" (officer in trouble) while attempting to arrest several subjects in front of the business. Deputy Douglas Phillips and Deputy Brian Cavender responded to the scene to assist Deputy Snyder and Deputy Daugherty with the large disorderly crowd.

Montgomery County Sheriff Office employees consumed alcohol on Sheriff property

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It is alleged on June 10, 2003, after the conclusion of their shift, Sergeant Jeff Papanek, Deputies Kristi Bendinelli, Josh Tays, Gary Ridgeway, Brad Daugherty, Andrew McCoy, Matt Wright, Dennis Krust, Brian Krimmer, Shamus McLaughlin and Jeremy Roy consumed at least one alcoholic beverage in the parking lot of the Harrison Township District Ten substation (5945 North Dixie Drive).

Deputies illegally enter residence and restrain teenage boy

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On Wednesday, May 21, 2003, at approximately 1322 hours, Ms. Faye Banks alleges Deputies Brad Daugherty and Herbert Thornton physically detained her grandson (Andy Banks), entered her residence, and checked the VIN numbers on vehicles in her backyard without any probable cause.