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  • Racism: Real or Exaggerated?

    Adam Frerichs, Cheyenne County Sheriff|Mar 24, 2021

    I was recently asked to fill out a law enforcement survey on hate crimes from a television broadcaster. I filled out their survey a short time after having gone through Nebraska’s mandated anti-bias and racism training that all law enforcement officers are required to take every year. During these trainings, I was basically told that as a white law enforcement officer, I am automatically racist and in all cases biased. I hate to break it to everyone, but we are all biased and I have even been t...

  • End of Watch: Retired County K9, Colonel, Passes Away

    Adam Frerichs, Cheyenne County Sheriff|Jun 5, 2019

    It is with deep sadness that we inform you that K9 Colonel, the retired Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office canine passed away unexpectedly at his home on June 2, 2019. His first few years of life remain a mystery, including his birth date. What we do know is that he was a German Shepard that ended up on death row in an animal shelter. His crime, destroying his previous owner's brand new couch when left alone at home with no supervision. Moving forward, no one wanted to adopt him and who could...