Wilkes County, GA (WJBF) – WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office that Deputy Jim McClain has resigned his position.
Sheriff Mark Moore tells us that McClain resigned after he was confronted about being involved in the production of a rap music video while he was on-duty.
According to Sheriff Moore, he was not asked for permission before McClain participated in the video.
McClain had been with the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office for several years as a part-time deputy. He was formerly chief of the Warrenton Police Department in Warrenton, Georgia.
In the video, you see McClain opening a door. You also see him behind a “suspect”. A close-up shot of a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office patrol car can also be seen. The full video can be viewed here. (Warning: profane lyrics and drug-themed subject matter in the video)