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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of April 1, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of April 1st Community Friends, The week’s focus was the 2018-2019 budget that begins on July 1st. The commissioners should be applauded for taking a bold step forward in anticipation of county growth by authorizing county staff

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of March 11, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of March 11th Community Friends, More than 30 years ago, an interesting public-choice theory was developed by economists called “Bootleggers and Baptists.” The theory holds that for a regulation to emerge and endure, both the “bootleggers,” who

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of March 4, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of March 4th   Community Friends, Each month command staff members attend regularly scheduled community meetings to provide reports; however, we are more interested with citizen input. These comments help provide a general community pulse that assists

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of February 25, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of February 25th Community Friends, Sixteen months ago, Nevada voters over-turned a long standing social policy. And while the debate continues since this country’s founding in defining government’s limits on social policy, we all can agree it

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Message – Week of February 11, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of February 11th Community Friends, We can all agree anyone suffering from Alzheimer or dementia should not drive. Fortunately there are administrative processes to “take away” driving privileges. Occasionally we do request an administrative DMV hearing for

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Message – Week of February 4, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of February 4th Community Friends, The past two months have been spent reviewing and preparing our fiscal year 2018-2019 budget requests, which was finalized and submitted this week. This budget request analyzed three years of crime trends,

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Lyon County Sheriff’s report – Week of January 28, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of January 28th Community Friends, Several months ago we discussed the opioid crisis.  Ironically there were people who believed this topic should be left up to medical professionals as the Sheriff’s Office should stick to matters of

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Lyon County Sheriff’s message – Week of January 21, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of January 21st Community Friends, There seems to be a common attitude among some government leaders. If one stays quiet long enough and refuses to address an issue, eventually the citizenry will tire and move onto the

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Report – Week of December 31, 2018

Sheriff’s Message, Week of December 31st Community Friends, New Year’s Eve was fairly uneventful; that was until the clock struck midnight. Fireworks across Dayton Valley lit up the night as estimates from 15-20 different locations were seen in the air.

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Lyon Cpunty Sheriff report – Week of December 10, 2017

Sheriff’s Message, Week of December 10th Community Friends, A child’s death is one of the most challenging times any family can face. In May of 2015, the Navarro family lost their 2 year old son, Ruben. Although we have mentioned

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