Local News

Only Two Officers Left; Morris Disbands Police Department

Police Morris 768x576 1

The city of Morris is disbanding its police department. It had dwindled to just two officers, one including the chief. The city has cited recent hardships in the last years being difficult to keep existing staff and hire new officers. The city of nearly 6,000 will be meeting to discuss how to continue to enforce ordinances and ensure public safety. It will contract with the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office for services.