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Daggett County Sheriff resigns from office


April 26, 2017

Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen resigned from his post Sunday after an investigation into allegations of prisoner mistreatment at the Daggett County Jail.

According to a media release from the Daggett County Sheriff’s Office, Jorgensen’s resignation was voluntary.

“Sheriff Jorgensen’s resignation was completely voluntary.

It came because of his desire to help the county move forward in the process with Utah Department of Corrections to return inmates to the Daggett County Jail,” the release stated. “He felt a clean break with a new sheriff would facilitate that more quic...

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