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Batesville to continue sharing police with Independence County

The city of Batesville voted unanimously to continue sharing police with Independence County. The city of Batesville voted unanimously to continue sharing police with Independence County.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) –   The city of Batesville has voted unanimously to continue sharing police with Independence County.

Batesville Alderman Fred Krug tells Region 8 News that in a 8 to 0 vote on Tuesday,  the city council voted to extend its interlocal agreement for another two years.

Under this agreement, several Independence County Sheriff's deputies will continue to patrol inside city limits.

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