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Annual Inspection - Memorial Day

The Sheriff's Department held it's annual Inspection and Memorial Services on Thursday May 11th at 9AM. The stormy weather forced the memorial services inside to the Portage American Legion, but, held off long enough to complete the inspection.


Inspection is held in front of the Sheriff's Department 


Sergeant Rob Hardesty, Officer Steve Ford

and Officer Tom Henderson (from the left)



Officer Jim Bisacky is ready for inspection!


Sergeant Steve Lawrence patiently waits


Officer Charlie Douthett gets a little help from "Samantha"


Captain Bud Gootee checks Officer Ed Clapp's commission


Chief Dave Lain and Officer Gene Hopkins


"Quent" is cool and collected as he waits


Commander Doug Snider inspects the new recruits

Commander Mike Veal checks over Officer John Dobbins
commission and bicycle


Commander Veal inspects Officer Gary Gear's commission


Sheriff Reynolds, Officer Gear and "Quent"

Gregg Gearhart from "The Times" is caught by the camera


An Office On Wheels


Sheriff Reynolds and part of the midnight crew


Officer Larry Sheets and Commander Mike Veal


Captain Mike Jenkins inspects Sergeant Rob Hardesty
as Merit Board Member Jon Groth Looks On 


Commander Doug Snider inspects Officer Rich Howard's firearm


Officer Ed Blakely's daughter Pat and her husband Frank

attended the annual inspection service

Officer Blakely was killed in the line of duty in 1961


Officers Stand At Attention During 

Services Held At Portage's American Legion

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