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Sheriff Roundtree Plans to Make Traffic Stops Himself & Post Video on YouTube



Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree announced plans Thursday to start making traffic stops and releasing the video on a YouTube channel.

In a RCSO Facebook post, the third-term sheriff called it a safety awareness project that he feels will be entertaining as well as extremely important an...

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  1. Gotta put some miles on that big Suburban. Use it or lose it? Could be worse; at least he’ll be staying (or campaigning) within his jurisdiction. You know, with his showman personality, his ego. and his overall style, he reminds me a lot of — here it comes — Donald Trump. I do not mean that as an insult.

    • Please let me correct my comment: I am informed by the always informative Sylvia Cooper, in her March 28 column, that Sheriff Roundtree had to settle for a Tahoe. Frankly, the much more expensive Suburban may have been more appropriate for a big guy like the sheriff.

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