Franklin County Sheriff’s capt. fired for alleged assault
ST. ALBANS CITY, Vt. (WCAX) - A captain with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has been fired following allegations that he assaulted a man in custody earlier this month,
John Grismore, who had been on administrative leave, has now been fired, according to the sheriff’s department.
In a nearly two-hour video, Grismore was seen kicking a man in handcuffs.
A criminal investigation headed by the Vermont State Police is ongoing and Grismore has not been charged with a crime.
Grismore is running in the race to become Franklin County Sheriff and has not withdrawn despite calls from both parties to do so.
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