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Sheriff's department under 'investigation'

August 20, 2014

Photo by Joseph Bell – Flanked by sheriff's deputies during Tuesday's board of commissioners meeting, attorney Jeff Dubois, solicitor for the Elk County Sheriff's Department, addresses the commissioners.

County officials are reportedly filing right-to-know requests with various local police departments to track down the amount of hours worked by full-time and part-time Elk County Sheriff's deputies.
For years it has been common practice for full-time and part-time sheriff's deputies to also work for local police forces.
The requests, however, have caused grave concerns with the county's sheriff's department, mainly due to the negative implications that an investigation demands.

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