Wednesday, April 7, 2021 6:27 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida sheriff’s sergeant is accused of using confidential law enforcement databases to provide information about a criminal investigation to a family acquaintance in Georgia. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Tamara Hardin was charged Tuesday with two felonies. Undersheriff Patrick Ivey says the 17-year veteran declined to resign, so the agency will move to fire her. He says an agency in Georgia contacted the sheriff’s office saying Hardin had been asked to run a person's name through a database to see if they were wanted by law enforcement. It’s unclear whether Hardin has an attorney.