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Police taking action on review of department


August 29, 2017

Jeff Lynn

Police Chief Jeff Lynn told the City Council that Sweet Home Police Department has begun implementing some of the changes recommended in an agency review by the Oregon Association of Police Chiefs.

The review team recommended hiring an additional sergeant, which would address multiple needs at once. The Police Department has two supervisory positions in addition to the police chief, with 12 other sworn police officers and seven non-sworn department members.

Lynn requested a review last December. Sherwood Police Chief Jeff Groth, retired Silverton Police Chief Rick Lewis and Oregon City Po...

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