Letter: Concerned about Sheriff succession (Sept. 7, 2022)
September 7, 2022
Being a long-term resident here in Linn County, I have in the past generally left my concern for law enforcement leadership (sadly) to others who are much better acquainted than I am with those already involved in positions of leadership.
Recently, we have seen issues where law enforcement “professionals” have failed their communities greatly (Sandy Hook, Parkland, and recently, in Uvaldi, Texas).
For many years here in Linn County I have known that the standard procedure for the Linn County Sheriff’s office are for the presently serving sheriff to step down a few months bef...