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Experienced deputies hired in SRO roles

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County School Board has approved a contract for school resource officers with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department. The approval was made Monday evening. Deputy Chris DeJarnette said the Sheriff’s Department and district is fortunate to have hired two highly-qualified candidates. Sheriff Dale Bozarth has hired Mark Powers and Frank…

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Hawesville man charged after assaulting juvenile

A Hawesville man has been charged with several offenses after an investigation determined he allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old juvenile after entering a residence belonging to his girlfriend following a vehicle crash on nearby property. According to a criminal complaint filed by Hancock County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Chris DeJarnette on Feb. 16, the incident began on…

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