Former Deputy Winberry tackling a suspect

The above screenshot, taken from a video released by the Hot Spring County Sheriff's Office, shows former Deputy Chris Winberry tackling a suspect. Seconds after this moment in the video, Winberry can be seen striking the suspect several times with his fists before being told to "stop" by another officer.

Deputy Chris Winberry resigned from the Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Office in August of 2021 amidst an F.B.I. investigation. The investigation, in Sheriff Mike Cash’s own words, “centers on whether the former deputy used excessive force when making some arrests.”

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