Richland County Sheriff’s Department


RCSD Arrests Detention Officer for Assault

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of Joseph Brown Jr (DOB: 10/28/1982) charged with aggravated assault.

RCSD investigators received a report of an assault that took place on November 28, 2017 involving an inmate and a jail detention officer at Alvin S Glenn Detention Center. Investigators discovered that the detention officer, Joseph Brown Jr., assaulted the inmate (victim) after the two were involved in a verbal altercation. Brown struck the victim in the neck with his forearm.

Brown turned himself into RCSD investigators at the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center on Monday, December 4, 2017.

December 04, 2017

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