Sheriff’s office receives attention after posting Facebook picture of electric chair

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WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio (January 19, 2016) – A sheriff’s office in Ohio is receiving a lot of attention after posting a picture of an electric chair on their Facebook. The caption on the picture says “Time to bring back consequences,” and it’s in reference to the fatal shooting of an Ohio police officer.

Captain Doug Hunter with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department posted the picture. He responded to some of the comments and explained his reasoning behind the post in his daily video update on Monday. The video (which is also going viral on Facebook) is titled “The world is not rainbows, puppy dogs and unicorns folks.”

The picture is still up on the sheriff’s office Facebook page , and it has been shared more than 4,600 times.

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