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Undersheriff resigns in Montgomery County

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 BY THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Montgomery County Sheriff Robert Dierks announced today that it is with deep sadness that the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has accepted the resignation of Undersheriff Troy Mackie.

Sheriff Dierks stated that Undersheriff Mackie tendered his resignation to be effective September 6th, 2013 citing personal reasons.  Sheriff Dierks indicated that he has accepted Mackie's resignation and added that he will be missed by the department.

"Troy has been a part of this department for many years and we understand that he must do what is best for him and his family.  We wish him the very best in his future endeavors and we have nothing but good wishes for Troy and his family."

Sheriff Dierks stated that he chose Mackie to be his undersheriff during the 2008 election and he has served in that capacity since then.  With this resignation, Dierks stated that there will be changes coming to the Sheriff's Office and that over the next weeks he and his staff will be making decisions on personnel placement and operating strategy.

"We have a great department and great people.  Troy's resignation will effect all of us, but with the people we have we will get things lined out and we will continue to serve the people of this county in a professional and effective manner."

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