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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Jose Lopez Swearing in at Mercer County

Grundy County deputy, Jose Lopez, accepts position with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department

Judge Jack Peace swore in the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office’s newest deputy Monday. Jose Lopez served more than three years as a deputy sheriff for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and also served on the Grundy County Crisis Intervention Team. Lopez received his law enforcement training while serving in the Military Police in the United […]

Chillicothe Police officers attend CIT training

Chillicothe Police Department officers attend CIT training

Chillicothe Police Officers Kyle Fletcher, Whitney Murdock, and Brandon Johnson attended Missouri Crisis Intervention Team Training last week. Chief Jon Maples says the training promotes and supports collaborative efforts to create and sustain effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care professionals, individuals with behavioral health problems, families, and communities. He notes the training also […]