The Sheriff’s Office said an allegation of misconduct was made against Davis on Nov. 22.
Sheriff Scotty Rhoden put Davis on administrative leave as the Sheriff’s Office investigated the claim.
On Dec. 11, WJAX-TV confirmed that according to the Sheriff's Office, Davis was fired for violating several employment standards of conduct. His termination letter is dated Dec. 4.
WJAX-TV got the following statement from Rhoden on Dec. 11:
The Baker County Sheriff's Office is committed to the consistent pursuit of justice without favoritism or prejudice. Sergeant Davis is currently under criminal investigation which prohibits me from releasing details of the report until the investigation is complete. As Sheriff, I remain committed to leading a department with high moral standards and strong character. Whether criminal or not, any misconduct by an employee will always be handled immediately and without favoritism. Deputies of the Baker County Sheriff's Office are expected to be leaders in our community and role models to our youth. As long as I'm Sheriff, we will not tolerate any breach in our shared values and mission as a department.