Timeline

Daniel McCoy’s Death

April 13, 2018

Daniel McCoy dies in the jail. 

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Judge Gattis charged

July 1, 2018

Chody charges Judge Gattis with official oppression. 

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K9 Text Thread

March 15, 2019

Chody fires and demotes deputies over text thread. 

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Javier Ambler Killed after Pursuit for LivepD

March 28, 2019

Javier Ambler dies after pursuit.

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Deaton/LivePD

April 18, 2019

Deaton accused of challenging shift to have sex with LivePD producer. 

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SWAT Team used for arrest that should’ve occurred in court

May 2, 2019

Warrant was pulled so the arrest could be filmed for LivePD 

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“Computer Glitch” – hundreds of cases go uninvestigated

June 6, 2019

Glitch in system causes hundreds of cases to go uninvestigated. 

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Ramsey Mitchell’s Bloody Arrest

June 14, 2019

The use of force in Ramsey Mitchell’s arrest is questioned. 

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Naughty Elf Photos

August 2, 2019

Stories emerge about Deaton’s Elf Photos

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Whistleblower/Theft

August 20, 2019

Whistleblower lawsuit filed after Chody fires Johns for allegedly reporting this theft. 

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Excessive Terminations

September 1, 2019

Paychecks Secured adds addendum for Wilco for excessive terminations. 

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Chody blasts rape victim’s information

October 10, 2019

Chody posts about rape victim on his personal Facebook page. 

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Phychiatrist hired to figure out why employees are so miserable

October 19, 2019

Chody hires a psychiatrist to determine problems with SO employees

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DAWG Reprimand

October 23, 2019

DAWG is reprimanded by TCOLE

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Jail Fails

December 10, 2019

Jail Fails Inspection

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Inmate loses testicle

January 22, 2020

Second lawsuit filed for improper medical care in jail. 

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2nd DAWG Investigation

May 1, 2020

The DAWG closed for 2nd time for an investigation into improper or illegal practices.

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LivePD Lawsuit

May 19, 2020

Commissioners file lawsuit over LivePD contract

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Resignation called for

June 9, 2020

Commissioner and other officials call for Chody to resign. 

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Evidence Tampering

June 19, 2020

Possible evidence tampering being invvestigated

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