February 1, 2024
The Union County Commissioners approved an agreement with the sheriff’s office for the purchase of 10 Flock cameras like the one shown above. Billed as license plate readers, the cameras will be installed at various points around the county and allow the sheriff’s office to join a camera network that includes the City of Marysville. (Photo submitted)

County joins city in purchase of license plate cameras


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is joining other law enforcement agencies around Ohio, including the City of Marysville, in purchasing a new camera system.

County commissioners recently approved an agreement between the sheriff’s office and the Flock Group, Inc., which will eventually see new license plate cameras installed in various locations around the county.

Chief Deputy Tom Morgan told the commissioners last week that the new system will be a helpful investigative tool.

“This is an agreement to allow the purchase of 10 Flock cameras to be installed around the county to assist us in our mission to prevent crime and also inve…

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