Staff Shortage Forces Southern Indiana Sheriff To Stop Scheduling Deputies Overnight

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The Washington County Sheriff’s Department in southern Indiana will no longer have deputies on duty from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., citing an “unprecedented” lack of officers.

“This is not news that I want to deliver to the citizens of Washington County,” Sheriff Brent Miller said in a Facebook post Friday. “This is not a decision that has been made lightly. To the contrary, we have made change after change to the schedule in an attempt to continue 24/7 coverage for the county.”

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