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April 18, 2024

New UCSO deputies start solo patrols

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

The Union County Sheriff’s Office will soon have some new deputies on the roadways.

Sheriff Jamie Patton told the county commissioners last week that the new deputies will not all go out at once, but the new three will take solo patrol shifts by the end of May.

“Our new-hires are progressing well. As it stands, we have one slated to go solo patrol May 18. The second one to go solo patrol is May 25. The third will go solo patrol May 29,” he said. “We still have one in the early stages that are training.”

That is Joe North, a former police officer in Richwood. Patton said the training is going well and more updates will come in t…

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