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HCSO Detention Sergeant arrested for battery
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HCSO Detention Sergeant arrested for battery

Brooksville, FL - A Hernando County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) Detention Sergeant was arrested and terminated on Wednesday, December 16, 2010 due to an incident that occurred in the jail on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.

On December 14, at approximately 6:34 am, David Dixon was working in his capacity as a Detention Sergeant for the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. While present in the booking section of the jail, Sergeant Dixon using his right hand struck victim Brian McCormack on the left side of McCormack's face with an open hand.

The victim, Brian McCormack had been booked into the jail earlier in the morning by Brooksville Police Department for Obstruction without Violence. McCormack was being moved into the housing unit when the battery occurred. The video camera in the booking area showed the inmate was standing still holding his bed roll when Dixon walked towards the victim and struck him in the face.

On December 16, Dixon was arrested by Pasco County Warrant Detectives at his home and transported to the Pasco County Jail. Dixon has since bonded out.

Dixon was served with a termination letter by Hernando County Sheriff's Office Staff at the time of his arrest. Dixon had only worked for HCSO as a Detention Sergeant for a little over 4 months.

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