Wilkes County Deputy Involved In Rap Video Resigns

Photo still of former Wilkes County deputy, Jim McClain, who was reportedly involved with the rap music video "Drugz" by J-BOW while he was on duty.
Photo still of former Wilkes County deputy, Jim McClain, who was reportedly involved with the rap music video "Drugz" by J-BOW while he was on duty.

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.

Photo still of a Wilkes County Sheriff's Office patrol car that was used without permission in the rap music video "Drugz" by J-BOW.
Photo still of a Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office patrol car that was used without permission in the rap music video “Drugz” by J-BOW.

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.

Photo still of former Wilkes County deputy, Jim McClain, who was reportedly involved with the rap music video "Drugz" by J-BOW while he was on duty.
Photo still of former Wilkes County deputy, Jim McClain, who was reportedly involved with the rap music video “Drugz” by J-BOW while he was on duty.

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)

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