Charlotte’s CBS News affiliate reports:
A town administrator has placed a North Carolina police chief on unpaid leave because he reportedly was telling officers about a “clinic” to get vaccination cards without actually being vaccinated against COVID-19. TJ Smith, the police chief of Oakboro, a town in Stanly County, is being disciplined for his actions.
Oakboro Town Administrator Doug Burgess sent Chief Smith a letter, informing him of his decision to punish the chief. Burgess says Chief Smith was notifying law enforcement officers to attend a “clinic” where they would be able to obtain proof of COVID-19 vaccination cards without being vaccinated.
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NC police chief suspended for “notifying law enforcement officers to attend a ‘clinic’ where they would be able to obtain proof of COVID vaccination cards without being vaccinated.” He will keep his job.https://t.co/pdoMFdyVz1
— Brendan Keefe (@BrendanKeefe) December 23, 2021