Local sheriff's dept. helps Hurricane Sandy victims

Published On: Jan 02 2013 12:25:48 PM CST
TREMPELEAU COUNTY, Wis. -

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office raised $850 to help sheriff’s deputies affected by Hurricane Sandy in Union County, New Jersey.

The office raised the money as part of the Sheriff’s Adopting Sheriffs program, organized by the Badger State Sheriff’s Association (BSSA).  

The Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office says in just over six weeks, 54 of Wisconsin’s Sheriff Departments, their employees and local supporters raised more than $36,300. Four deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s office, who were personally affected by the hurricane, received $9,074 to help with disaster relief assistance.