Greene Co. deputy fired for insubordination

Region 8 News has filed a Freedom of Information Act request for Oost’s personnel file since joining the force.

Greene Co. deputy fired for insubordination
The Greene County Sheriff's Department recently instituted a Drug Task Force, leading to 28 arrests in the month of July alone. (Source: KAIT-TV)

GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Greene County deputy is no longer on the job after being fired for insubordination or other disrespectful conduct.

According to a press release obtained by Region 8 News, Greene County Sheriff Steve Franks says he fired Lt. Cody Oost, on Sept. 11, for violating terms of conduct as outlined in Section 5 of his employment policy.

Franks later listed out all the terms in Section 5 and highlighted the insubordination or other disrespectful conduct lines as the reason.

Sheriff Franks said he and Chief Deputy Shanon Anthony were the ones present during Oost’s termination.

Region 8 News has filed a Freedom of Information Act request for Oost’s personnel file since joining the force. We will update this story when the request has been filled.

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