Law enforcement agencies work on cooperation

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ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in northeastern Kentucky are working together to fight crime.

The renewed effort at cooperation comes with a new sheriff. The Independent (http://bit.ly/1OYNV4O) reports Boyd County Sheriff bobby Jack Woods, who is retired from the Kentucky State Police, ran on a platform of better cooperation between city, county and state law enforcement agencies.

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He told the newspaper he is pleased with initial efforts to collaborate with city police in Ashland and Catlettsburg and with state police.

He says people with each agency meet regularly to share information.

Ashland Chief Rob Ratliff says his office embraces the cooperative spirit.

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Information from: The Independent, http://www.dailyindependent.com

 

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