LAMAR COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - An Athens-Clarke County officer found himself on the wrong side of the law Friday.
Robert Britt went before a judge on Friday.
The Lamar County Sheriff's Office accuses Britt of threatening to kill his estranged wife and her new boyfriend.
Deputies said they obtained a recorded phone call between Britt and his wife.
Deputies said during that phone call Britt threatened the wife's boyfriend to "put a bullet through his forehead and do the same to her."
Britt faces two felony charges of making terroristic threats.
Athens-Clarke County police said they have placed Britt on administrative leave.