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County awarded 'Back the Blue' grant

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On Tuesday, December 5, Eddy County commissioners signed off on a grant to help the county sheriff's department retain and recruit deputies.

The grant is called "Back the Blue," and it's designed to aid local law enforcement agencies by providing funding to help pay for important retention and recruitment strategies.

For example, the funding can be used to provide hiring and retention bonuses to n...

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