Knox County, Bicknell reach an interlocal agreement - police operations handed over to the county in October

An interlocal agreement has been reached between Knox County and the City of Bicknell.

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 5:40 PM
Updated: Sep 18, 2019 1:29 PM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An interlocal agreement has been reached between Knox County and the City of Bicknell.

That agreement will provide law enforcement services to the city.

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The Knox County Sheriff's Office has been covering Bicknell after the town's police department has been short-staffed after several legal issues.

City dispatch will be transitioned to Knox County Central Dispatch on October 1 at 6:00 a.m.

Bicknell city operations will stop at that point.

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