Sheriff’s got problems

In Montana, Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edward has been asked by a state ethics panel to surrender all of his coroner and peace officer certifications.

The request (or order) comes after an incident involving the sheriff and his girlfriend at a law enforcement conference.

The county commissioners can not fire the sheriff but they can yank his certifications.

Edward says he was involved in a loud disturbance with his girlfriend at the conference.

But the sheriff denies the allegations of assault and says he never loaded a gun during the incident.

Edward did say his behavior that night was “not the best.”

Read more here.


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