Sedgwick County District Attorney declines to file charges against deputy accused of domestic violence

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SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office declined to file charges against a sheriff’s deputy accused of domestic violence.

The sheriff’s office said deputy Clayton Blackwood was arrested on May 29 on suspicion of domestic violence disorderly conduct.

Clayton Blackwood (Courtesy: Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office)

It stemmed from an incident involving the deputy’s domestic partner, who was also arrested.

The sheriff’s office said the deputy returned to restricted duty pending the outcome of the internal investigation. The Professional Standards Unit will handle it. While on restricted duty, Blackwood will not have contact with the public.

Blackwood has been employed by the office for five years, according to the sheriff’s office.

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