A Georgia sheriff and a sergeant have gone viral for threatening to arrest each other over a traffic stop. The riff between the two officers started when Sheriff Ken Henderson intervened in a traffic stop made by Sgt. Tracy James of the Hiawassee Police Department. When Sergeant James handed the traffic citation to the driver, Towns County Sheriff Henderson asked the driver where he had committed the infraction. The driver’s response confirmed what Sheriff Henderson suspected and that’s when Sergeant James started threatening him with arrest.
… After exchanging some adult words, the two officers went their individual ways. County Attorney Robb Kiker said there’s an ongoing investigation regarding the incident, which “is a result of a broader issue.” Apparently the Towns County Sheriff’s Office and the Hiawassee Police Department have been at odds with each other over Hiawassee officers pursuing suspects outside city limits