Mered sheriff asks for deputy raises for third year in a row

Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke, joined by many county residents, urged the board of supervisors on Tuesday to give deputies raises in an effort to curb recruitment and retention struggles and to improve low staffing and response times.
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Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke, joined by many county residents, urged the board of supervisors on Tuesday to give deputies raises in an effort to curb recruitment and retention struggles and to improve low staffing and response times.

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