By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
How many deputies does Dawson need to keep up with growth? Here's what the sheriff thinks
DCSO budget 09152023
Sheriff Jeff Johnson shows drone photos of new neighborhoods during the Sept. 12 budget hearing, telling Dawson County commissioners that each additional development equates to more households DCSO may have to respond to for calls. - photo by Julia Hansen
Citing Dawson County’s status as one of the fastest-growing counties of its size in the nation, Sheriff Jeff Johnson asked the Board of Commissioners Tuesday for 12 more positions across his agency’s divisions.