The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Whitehall Ledger 

Council discusses forming police force


November 20, 2019

The Whitehall Town Council is exploring forming their own police department. They also want to examine contracting out the town's garbage service.

The governing body voted unanimously last week to start taking a closer look at both issues.

Town Clerk/Treasurer Summer Fellows said examining the issue is not about work done by the Jefferson County Deputies or dispatch.

Fellows said the biggest complaint they get about law enforcement is about the thing's residents want enforced like loose dogs.

Fellows has been in contact with the City of Boulder who has a police force and was informed thei...

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