County faces more layoffs | March 6, 2009 | Danville Express | |

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Newsfront - March 6, 2009

County faces more layoffs

10 percent cut expected in Sheriff's Department

by Geoff Gillette

Budget woes facing Contra Costa County may lead to the loss of as many as 75 deputies from the county Sheriff's Department including patrols in unincorporated areas such as Alamo. In an internal memo recently sent to members of the department, Sheriff Warren Rupf warned that an expected $18 million deficit in county coffers was going to severely impact them.

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