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Behind the Badge: Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis

August 10, 2017

Hernando County Sheriff Al Nienhuis discusses the unique role of sheriffs in their communities, as they are some of the only law enforcement officers who are directly chosen by, and report to, their citizens. Sheriff Nienhuis says, as a sheriff, he carries a lot of personal responsibility for many cases he has worked on, including cold cases that may have occurred decades before he even took office.