Sheriff Simon Leis http://wvxu.org en Hamilton County has a new sheriff http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-has-new-sheriff <p>For the first time in 25 years Hamilton County will have new sheriff and he's not a Republican.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:15:17 +0000 Jay Hanselman 5822 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County has a new sheriff Commission: no plans to gut Sheriff's department http://wvxu.org/post/commission-no-plans-gut-sheriffs-department <p>Hamilton County Commissioners are navigating the budget process for next year. No decisions have been made but they're already responding to comments from outgoing Sheriff Simon Leis that they plan to gut his department.</p><p>Leis threatens proposed cuts would mean laying off employees and reducing space at the overcrowded county jail.</p><p>Commissioner Chris Monzel says public safety is a top priority.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:07:40 +0000 Tana Weingartner 2897 at http://wvxu.org Commission: no plans to gut Sheriff's department