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Kalamazoo Co. Sheriff's Office to implement changes after I-Team report

Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 |
Kalamazoo Co. Sheriff
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Months after the Newschannel 3 I-Team uncovered an audit that revealed potential problems with the payroll system at the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Richard Fuller says changes are on the way.

The audit found that for decades, employees in the department did not sign off on time cards.

County commissioners put pressure on the Sheriff to move to an electronic time clock system to provide some transparency, and Tuesday the Sheriff presented a new plan to the board that follows through on those recommendations.

We spoke with Sheriff Fuller on Tuesday, who says that over the next six months, the department will also discontinue payroll check pick-up and send those checks through direct deposit or by mail.

He also confirmed that a new procedure is in place to change combinations on inmate trust boxes regularly.
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