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Sheriff Edwards under the gun

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In Helena, a group called the Public Safety Officer Standards and Training, or POST, is gathering to go over 35 cases regarding complaints against officers across the state. 

The very first case of the day revolved around Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards, and the assault charge stemming from last summer.
After reviewing his case the panel has asked Edwards to surrender all of his coroner and peace officer certifications. Edwards, who has yet to file for re-election, can argue his case.  

The post is a division of the Department of Justice that handles ethical, not criminal cases.
At this point Edwards has the option to surrender those certificates or risk having them revoked for life.  He does plan to dispute a few of the allegations. Either way, he would be able to remain sheriff through the rest of his term.
 

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