CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – The Sheriff of Carter County apologized for his actions after he was caught on digital camera being uncooperative with a police officer who pulled him over.
Sheriff Chris Bryant was pulled over for rushing final Friday within the city of Wilson. Nevertheless, Bryant initially refused to indicate his license to the Wilson officer.
“I’m the sheriff, I’m not providing you with my license,” Bryant is seen and heard saying on physique digital camera footage. “I’m the sheriff. Okay? I’m not providing you with my driver’s license. You notice I’m the sheriff on this county. You pulled me over, made your contact, are you gonna write me a ticket?”
Bryant ultimately complied, handing over his license, and the officer let him go.
The sheriff later apologized, calling his response “poor judgment.”
Bryant mentioned he went to the Wilson Police Division an hour later to apologize to the officer who stopped him.
“There was no want for me to be curt. This man was merely doing his job,” Bryant mentioned in a press release.
Wilson’s police chief mentioned he’s pleased with how the officer dealt with the state of affairs and stored his composure.
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