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Police face potential officer shortage

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Sidney police hope to avoid being overworked and understaffed.

One of the department’s veterans recently resigned to pursue a career opportunity in the front range. Another officer is currently off duty due to a medical condition, while a third will soon require time off for medical reasons as well.

This could potentially cause a three officer shortage.

“So with all the activity that we have going forward, with a lot of contractors, construction workers in town, a growing community and all the challenges you’re reading about and hearing about that law enforcement’s dealing with,...

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