Proposition's funds a vital tool in sustaining Boone County Sheriff's Department

Through Proposition L funds, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department has been able to hire new deputies and equip them with state-of-the-art technology.
Monday, October 15, 2007 | 1:47 p.m. CDT; updated 7:26 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Only five years have passed since Proposition L, a one-eighth-cent law-enforcement sales tax, was approved by Boone County voters, and Sheriff Dwayne Carey can’t imagine how the Boone County Sheriff’s Department ever survived without it.