LAURENS, S.C. (WSPA) – An officer’s actions are being called into question after he didn’t follow department policies and procedures at a traffic stop that involved the Laurens County sheriff, according to the Laurens Police Department.
On Thursday, April 20th, a Laurens police officer pulled over Sheriff Don Reynolds for going 50 mph in a 30 mph zone on W. Main Street.
Sheriff Reynolds was given a verbal warning and was allowed to leave the scene of the traffic stop.
According to the police department, every traffic stop that is initiated should be recorded by a body camera, as well as a dash camera.
Police officers are supposed to end every stop with either a written warning, citation for the violation, or an arrest for an arrestable offense.
None of this was done in the traffic stop tha...Read More