Shaq takes on new job in metro Atlanta

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal is taking on a new role to help people in metro Atlanta.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office announced that Shaq has been named as “Office Director of Community Relations.”

Sheriff Reginald Scandrett said the role will help bridge “the gap between the community and law enforcement.”

We expect to learn more about the basketball star’s role later Thursday. Stay with Channel 2 Action News for updates.