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Jacksonville Sheriff's Office wants 80 more officers

Dan Scanlan

There could be 80 more police officers on Jacksonville’s streets soon.

That is what Sheriff T.K. Waters is asking the new mayor and City Council to fund this coming year.

Waters presented his budget to the current mayor’s staff who will pass it on to Mayor-elect Donna Deegan. The budget will be presented in July shortly after Deegan takes office.

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