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Deputy retention issue for sheriff's office

The Foster County Commission learned at their meeting last week of a dilemma happening all across the country; fewer and fewer people are signing up to be in law enforcement.

During the meeting held on Tuesday, September 19, Foster County Sheriff Justin Johnson said, “No one wants to be a cop anymore.”

“Departments everywhere are experiencing this,” said Johnson.

He attended the meeting to ask the...