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The Routt County Sheriff’s Office depends on vests such as this to keep officers like detention deputy Bryan Wojtkicwicz and patrol corporal Ryan Adrian safe on the job. The Routt County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to outfit its detention deputies and update the vests patrol officers wear with the help of a federal grant that will cover 50 percent of the $12,500 out of budget cost.

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Routt County Sheriff's Office seeks funds for bulletproof vests

Routt County Undersheriff Ray Birch will ask the county commissioners Tuesday to approve spending $6,300 to replace dated and ill-fitting bulletproof vests for his deputies.

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