Investigation into Pine County police reveals at least 12 guns have gone missing

The missing firearms are just one part of a broader investigation into a rash of misconduct allegations involving 15 employees in the sheriff's department. The sheriff is planning a news conference on Monday to report on a year-long investigation into complaints about excessive force, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and policy violations.
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The missing firearms are just one part of a broader investigation into a rash of misconduct allegations involving 15 employees in the sheriff's department. The sheriff is planning a news conference on Monday to report on a year-long investigation into complaints about excessive force, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and policy violations.

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