BUTLER – Butler County Sheriff says that if you think you can come to his county and abuse police think again, he as sheriff, “wont tolerate that.”
In a press release from Butler County Ohio Sheriff Richard K. Jones he says that he has seen the lawlessness in the country over the last few months directed towards police. The Sheriff has seen water dumped on police in New York, bricks and frozen water bottles thrown at police as well as officers blinded by lasers in Portland, Oregon. In addition, Police have been shot at in Chicago and all across the country.
“I won’t tolerate it, period. You shoot at the police expect us to shoot back. I will not allow my deputies or any law enforcement officer in Butler County to take the abuse I have seen over the past several months. If you come to this county expecting a free pass to harm one of my men or women in uniform keep in mind, nothing in life is free,” states Sheriff Jones.
The sheriff is known for his edge comments about current events including Covid-19 pandemic.
The sheriff stood strong on not being, “the mask police” and spoke heavily against the Gov Dewines orders.