- Jennifer Brett The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Shaquille O’Neal has been sworn in as a sheriff’s deputy in Jonesboro, Georgia.
Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill made the announcement on Facebook Saturday.
"When Shaquille O’ Neal raised his hands to be sworn in by 'the crime figter,' he became the tallest deputy in the history of the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office!" Hill posted. "Welcome to the crime fighting family, Shaq!!"
It’s unclear if the post is ceremonial or if Shaq will actually be escorting prisoners, directing traffic or performing other law-enforcement duties.