A Texas sheriff who starred in 'Live PD' was charged with evidence tampering in the death of a Black man

Published Sep 29 2020 at 10:18 PM GMT
  • s followed a months-long investigation and calls for Chody's resignation, The Texas Tribune reported.
  • The sheriff has refused to resign.  The filming of Live PD has been a hot button issue in Williamson County.
  • In May, county commissioners filed a lawsuit against Chody because they had voted to terminate the show's contract, but Chody continued it anyway.  "The Commissioners Court voted to terminate the contract with the TV show 'Live PD.' Sheriff Chody doesn't need 'Live PD' to do his job, but he didn't like losing the spotlight," lawyers for the commission said at the time.
  • "More concerned about show business than sheriff business, Sheriff Chody went behind the commissioners' backs and secretly and illegally tried to re-contract with the show.
  • Chody said the criminal charge he faces is political and was only filed because he's running for reelection, NBC News reported.



  • Published Sep 29, 2020 10:18 PM GMT