A Sullivan County corrections officer has been terminated from his position and charged with assault. 

Police say Deputy Christopher Sabo’s employment with the department ended on Nov. 1 following an internal investigation. 

A report was issued Oct. 29 detailing use of force involving Sabo in the Sullivan County Jail. 

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department investigated the incident.

The findings of the investigation were referred to District Attorney General Barry Staubus for an outside agency to investigate the incident.