Two Campbell County Schools workers fired over misconduct allega

Two Campbell County Schools workers fired over misconduct allegations

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Steven Miller (Source: Campbell County Sheriff's Office) Steven Miller (Source: Campbell County Sheriff's Office)
Todd Hatmaker (Source: Campbell County Sheriff's Office) Todd Hatmaker (Source: Campbell County Sheriff's Office)

By JILL MCNEAL
6 News Anchor/Reporter

JACKSBORO (WATE) - A Campbell County school resource officer and an auxiliary officer have both been fired following accusations of misconduct.

A statement released Thursday morning says Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins received information of possible misconduct by both men.

SRO Roger Todd Hatmaker, 34, who worked at Jacksboro Middle School, and Auxiliary Officer Steven Todd Miller, 38, are accused of exchanging inappropriate electronic photos with the same Campbell County High School female student.

Those allegations were turned over to the Eighth Judicial District Attorney General and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Hatmaker took the job with the school last year and Goins said he was well-liked by everyone at the school.

Steven Miller was a volunteer officer who usually worked one day a week and always with a full-time officer.

Sheriff Goins says he was tipped off to the inappropriate texts by another school resource officer.

"We enforce laws. We know better. We're going to enforce those laws even on our own people," he said.

Mary Siler, whose grandson, Devin, is a sixth grader at the middle school was not happy to hear the news.

"They're hired to protect our children. I think that's what they should have been doing," said Siler.

An investigation into the alleged misconduct is continuing.

Neither man has received formal charges yet.

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