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Report: Jail Official Accused Of Harassment Retires

Posted at 1:30 PM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 13:58:31-04
Kelly Rouse

FRANKLIN, Ky. (State Journal) — A Franklin County Regional Jail chief deputy who was suspended with pay after being accused of sexual harassment has retired.

The State Journal reports here that Kelly Rouse was suspended with pay in May.

Rouse was directed not to have any contact with any employees at the jail.

In 2011, Rouse received the National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award for rescuing two KFC workers during a hostage situation in Richmond.

It’s reported that Rouse’s retirement was accepted June 29.