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All Charges Dismissed Against Major Shannon Queen


Copy of Order of Protection Dismissed in Court

Today, in Jackson County District Court, Katherine Queen dismissed all charges and the protective order against her husband, Major Shannon Queen of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. In court documents obtained by WRGC, Katherine Queen gave voluntary notice of the dismissal of the case, with prejudice. In a press release following this decision Jackson County Sheriff Jimmy Ashe said, “Concerning the recent court hearings involving Major Shannon Queen.  Both parties have worked together to amicably terminate their marriage and provide for the welfare of their children.  The protective order on Major Queen has been voluntarily dismissed and no further issues exist in the court system.  Major Shannon Queen has served the citizens of JacksonCounty with honor and distinction for more than 15 years and will return immediately to active duty.” Back in February, Katherine Queen, had accused her husband of assaulting her and her children, threatening her life, and of having problems with alcohol and anger management. For these stated reasons, at the time she filed for a court order of domestic violence protection against Major Queen which was dismissed today in court.

Local Law Enforcement Officer Accused of Domestic Violence and Making Threats

Major Shannon Queen

Court Order of Protection involving Major Queen Court Order of Protection involving Major Queen


On February 20, the estranged wife of Major Shannon Queen of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, filed a complaint against him alleging that he has threatened her life, assaulted her and her children, and has problems with alcohol and anger management. The complaint was filed in conjunction with an order of domestic violence protection. On March 1, District Court Judge Monica Leslie, continued Katherine Queen’s request for an order of protection and scheduled a protective order hearing for March 12.  Leslie’s continuation order, made allowances for Major Queen to have weekend visitation with his children, but requires that he not physically discipline them and abstains from the use of alcohol before and during their visits.