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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

County Sheriff's Office at critical staffing levels


Last updated 8/5/2022 at 1:35pm

DAVENPORT—The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is facing critical staffing levels within its jail/dispatch staff, interim Sheriff Gabe Gants told the Lincoln County Commissioners Monday, Aug. 1.

Deputy Matt Chalmers resigned his post, which wasn’t a shock to the office, but does leave the already short-staffed group even more spread thin.

“We haven’t even had any applicants,” Gants told the commissioners.

Gants said the office has been running status quo otherwise since former Sheriff Wade Magers retired, minus an undersheriff, which was also vacated in June following Kelly Watkins’ retirement....

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