Thursday, November 08, 2018
CAN NEWLY ELECTED SHERIFF FORTÉ CLEAN UP JACKSON COUNTY?!?!
He'll soon have authority over the jail and he's starting his tenure by continuing to badmouth colleagues but with a touch of more optimism following an election victory . . .
Here's a good summary of the sitch confronting the new politico:
Fox4: After being elected as Jackson County sheriff, Forte ready to turn troubled agency around
Money line . . .
“I say it's dysfunctional, and some people fail to realize the level of dysfunctional because that's what they grew up in,” Forte said of the department he inherited . . . Forte summed up the way the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has been run as a lack of leadership. He said there are some great people who wear that badge, but they need some guidance.
“I am energized. I am encouraged every day I come in here because we have some great people, and I am ready to lead these people,” the sheriff said.
Developing . . .