Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office wants 80 more officers

Published on June 9, 2023 at 12:00 pm

There could be 80 more police officers on Jacksonville’s streets soon.

That is what Sheriff T.K. Waters is asking the new mayor and City Council to fund this coming year.

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Waters presented his budget to the current mayor’s staff who will pass it on to Mayor-elect Donna Deegan. The budget will be presented in July shortly after Deegan takes office.

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