- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

GALVESTON, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana town will be depending on off-duty sheriff’s deputies to provide law enforcement protection after its only law enforcement officer was fired.

Galveston Town Council President John Hart describes using three or four off-duty Cass County sheriff’s deputies to patrol as an emergency stop-gap measure. The Pharos-Tribune of Logansport reports (https://bit.ly/2a9vkr3) the town council voted Tuesday night to fire a marshal - the only law enforcement officer left in town. Galveston is 55 miles north of Indianapolis.

The council is scheduled to meet Monday to discuss the next steps in hiring a replacement.

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Information from: Pharos-Tribune, https://www.pharostribune.com



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