Grant County Sheriff's Department asks for contract increases
At the last Grant County Commissioners meeting, Grant County Sheriff John Foss presented information to the commissioners and town mayors asking for some of them to go to their city council members, to request increases in the contract amounts.
The towns of Elgin, Carson and New Leipzig do not have police departments for their towns and rely on the Grant County Sheriff’s Department to handle what a town police department would.
All three towns and Lake Tschida have contracts with the sheriff’s department, however the sheriff’s department is faced with being understaffed and underfunded leaving them struggling to cover the demand that the towns are in need of.
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