The Dane County Sheriff’s who were sent to North Dakota to aid police at the contested Dakota Access Pipeline will return home.
Mahoney said after talking with “a wide cross-section of the community who all share the opinion that ourdeputies should not be involved in this situation,” he decided to stop participating by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office only after one week of participation. The initial plan was to rotate three teams of deputies Sunday-to-Sunday, Mahoney said.
Though Mahoney said his decision did not hinge on any single incident, he did cite reduced reimbursement of costs also played a part in the decision.
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