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Tazewell, Russell to share police resources - HeraldCourier.com: News

Tazewell, Russell to share police resources

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Posted: Monday, December 23, 2013 10:50 am

TAZEWELL, Va. (AP) — Deputies in Russell and Tazewell counties soon will be able to cross the county line to provide emergency help.

The two counties are finalizing a mutual aid agreement allowing them to share police resources.

Tazewell County Sheriff Brian Hieatt tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1dxDOSI ) that the agreement will be effective within the next couple of weeks.

Under the agreement, Hieatt says a Tazewell County deputy could respond to a fight in Russell County if they are closer to the site.

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