Board votes against an agreement Eddy County

December 19, 2013 • Local News

The Chaves County Commission voted against a mutual assistance agreement between Eddy and Chaves counties, on Thursday. Commissioner Kim Chesser noted that law enforcement agencies of the two counties often aided each other. He wondered if it was necessary to have a formal written agreement between the counties.

Commissioner Kyle “Smiley” Wooton asked Sheriff Rob Coon if all law enforcement agencies across the state took an oath to assist other agencies. Wooton quipped: “Does that not mean anything to Eddy County?”

Coon affirmed that the oaths were uniform and the training was the same as that taught by the New Mexico State Law Enforcement Academy in Santa Fe.

Chesser suggested the county write a Login to read more

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