CCSO Responds to State Mask Mandate

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is charged with protecting and serving all people without regard for the person’s race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, or disabilities. The corona virus (COVID-19) issue has caused many debates among people and the best way to go about handling this threat to our health, safety, and welfare.

On Thursday, July 16, the Governor of Arkansas issued Executive Order 20-43 that requires people to wear face coverings when out in public. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office is compelled to follow the Governor’s Executive Order as a matter of law until such time that it is either rescinded by the Governor or is successfully challenged in court. To that end, we have adopted a written policy that specifies how Sheriff’s Office employees will operate under the EO 20-43 directive.

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