More deputies wanted, county officials say they can’t afford it

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LAUDERDALE CO. Miss. (WJTV)- The Lauderdale County Grand Jury is recommending officials hire more deputies and give better pay for the county’s sheriffs department.

Lauderdale County Sheriff Billy Sollie says his agency asked the Lauderdale County board of supervisors for more officers, but was told the county does not have the money in the budget.

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