MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Domestic violence charges against former Shelby County Sheriff's Office spokesman Chip Washington have been dropped.
The district attorney said the case was dismissed on two conditions: Washington must undergo counseling and write a public apology.
Washington was accused of punching his former girlfriend multiple times
Memphis Police said the altercation started after a Facebook post about the victim's new boyfriend.
Washington made an apology on his Facebook page that said, in part:
"In an effort to set the record straight, I want to make it clear that the victim, had done nothing wrong. I am the one that was wrong and was the one at fault."
Washington resigned as SCSO's public information officer in April.