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Rutledge’s Statement on Perry County Detention Officer Killed in Line of Duty

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General issued a statement following the announcement that Perry County Detention Officer Jeremiah Story was killed in the line of duty Wednesday night in Perryville.

“Detention Officer Story served our state and our country honorably. My heart aches for Jeremiah’s family and friends as well as the entire Perry County Sheriff’s Office,” said Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. “Every day, our men and women in blue put on their badge with a desire to pursue justice, no matter the cost. Arkansas is blessed to have dedicated officers who always answer the call to serve their community. Join me in praying for the family and friends of Detention Officer Story, the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and the entire law enforcement community.”

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