What is contract policing?
When a city chooses to contract for police services with the Sheriff’s Office, it hires the Sheriff to enhance the basic services already provided by the county. Essentially, the city contracts the Sheriff to become the local police department and provide a quality level of police service.

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1. What is contract policing?
2. What are the Sheriff’s responsibilities?
3. What are the responsibilities of the city?
4. Why contract for policing?
5. Who determines the level of policing?