Ambulance District Under Investigation After Poor Audit Rating

The Carroll County Ambulance District is working with law enforcement after they received a “Poor” rating in an audit by the Missouri State Auditor’s office.  One of the findings of that audit was Misappropriated Money. The report states the auditors found that money totaling at least $91,794 was misappropriated from the district from June of 2020 to March of 2021. […]

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Human Trafficking Awareness Conference

A Human Trafficking Awareness Conference will be held in Chillicothe next Thursday, October 20th.  The Livingston County Health Center is organizing the event.  Ann Burchett from the Health Center says this will include local law enforcement and experts from outside the area. Chillicothe Police Chief John Maples will have information on what they see locally. Burchett says human trafficking is […]

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Critical Incident Stress Management For First Responders

The Missouri Department of Public Safety has launched a free Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training program open to any first responder – law enforcement, fire service, EMS and dispatch personnel – in the state. The free training is offered regionally and is designed to assist individuals experiencing stress or trauma related to their first responder duties, help agencies build […]

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Sexual Assault Cases training

The second part of a program on “Investigation and Prosecution of Sexual Assault Cases” provided several local agencies with valuable training.  This was the second part of a program offered by the Linn County Prosecutor’s office in April and was presented by the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services (MOPS). The trainers were Investigators from the Missouri State Technical Assistance Team, […]

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Training By Linn Co Prosecuting Attorney

The Linn County Prosecuting Attorney hosted another training for various agencies earlier this week. Shiante McMahon says it is a yearly event. She said agencies with smaller offices can’t specialize in one area and must know “a lot, about a lot” to investigate cases. McMahon said she received incredible responses from the nearly 20 attending agencies including Prosecutors, Juvenile Office, […]

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Local Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Public Safety Grant Awards

Public Safety Awards totaling more than $700,000, including funding for various types of equipment for law enforcement agencies across the state, have been approved by Governor Parsons. Chillicothe received $3,925 for 20 medical trauma kits and four lightbars. Livingston County received just under $10,000 for a new vehicle Carroll County received $5,650 for radios and repeaters. Trenton received $7,713 for […]

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Child Neglect Reported – Children Removed

Two children were removed from a situation due to “Neglect.”  On January 2nd, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department was called to a location in southern Livingston County after a citizen reported possible child neglect. The report indicated 2 small children were found to be in grotesque conditions with horrible odors. Deputies also found the “home” had no running water and […]

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