South Carolina detention officer fired after allegedly letting inmate kiss her and use cellphone

South Carolina deputies say she brought a cellphone into the jail between Oct. 7 and Dec. 7

A South Carolina detention officer has been fired after she allegedly let an inmate kiss her and use her cellphone.

Brittany Roxanne Walker, a former Cherokee County detention officer, is being charged with possession of narcotics schedule II, furnishing a prisoner with contraband and second-degree sexual misconduct with an inmate, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said, according to WSPA.

Walker allegedly allowed Bryant Keith Smith, an inmate, to use a cellphone that she brought into the detention center between Oct. 7 and Dec. 7, according to the sheriff's office.

The former detention center officer also allegedly kissed an inmate and allowed the person to grope her, the outlet reported.

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Brittany Roxanne Walker, a former Cherokee County detention officer, is being charged with possession of narcotics schedule II, furnishing a prisoner with contraband and second-degree sexual misconduct with an inmate, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office according to WSPA.

Brittany Roxanne Walker, a former Cherokee County detention officer, is being charged with possession of narcotics schedule II, furnishing a prisoner with contraband and second-degree sexual misconduct with an inmate, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office according to WSPA. (Cherokee County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff Steve Mueller said that law enforcement officers aren't above the law.

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"It is for certain we will not tolerate anyone who breaks the law, including our own," Mueller said. "Our staff is reminded on a regular basis that we will follow the laws and our actions as law enforcement officers much be above reproach."

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Walker was in her position since August, but was fired after the arrest on Dec. 7. She was released after posting bond.