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FCSO Deputy Terminated following DWI Accident



On Thursday, 12/10/15, Faulkner County Sheriff Matt Rice was contacted by Crawford County Sheriff’s Office regarding an incident involving Deputy Martin “Sonny” Clifford. According to CCSO, Clifford left the scene of an accident where he was involved. Upon further investigation, CCSO Deputies arrested Clifford for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and leaving the scene of an accident. Clifford was place on Admin leave the day of th...e incident and an internal investigation was conducted.

On Monday 12/14/15, Sheriff Rice terminated Clifford.

“Law Enforcement should be held to a higher standard. I hate it for him and for this department, but unfortunately he made a very bad decision that night. ”...Sheriff Rice

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