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Sheriff’s Detective accused of a sexual crime

Memphis, Tenn. — A Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Detective has been charged with fondling a woman who came to him for help.

Allegdly, Det. James Bishof took nude photographs of the victim telling her it would help her in another case. She says Bishof later came to her home to take more photographs and touched her inappropriately during that time.

Detective Bishof has been charged with aggravated sexual battery, sexual battery by an authority figure, and official oppression. He remainds free on bond.