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LETTER: Sheriff’s department has standards

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After multiple incidents involving wanton endangerment, menacing and speeding by adults while driving my daughter to Spencer County Middle, I finally had to resort to making a criminal complaint against one individual (who I had to track down with the polite help of Spencer County Sheriff Buddy Stump and his staff). This is all because a Taylorsville officer, following the chief of police and Mayor Don Pay’s policy, refused to implement a simple written report.
I understand the Spencer County Sheriff’s office does this with no hassle toward the public requesting it.
The policy should require any incidents involving adult altercations at the elementary, middle and high schools to be investigated – in a written form, including names, dates, times, license plates, make model of vehicles and other pertinent information – which seems as prudent due diligence on the part of those law enforcement we employ.
New incidents have occurred since my criminal report against one Spencer County road-rager and now there is another one starting.
At least the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department will make a report and establish a standard, more in-line with due process, procedure most responsible citizens expect in Spencer County and the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
And, thank you, Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, for having an officer sitting across from the elementary/middle school drive on Friday afternoon.
Dale B. Edinger II
Elk Creek