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Message from the Sheriff

As Christmas vastly approaches, I would like to acknowledge our community for their tremendous support and efforts to help make our area a safer place to live and raise a family. We truly value your input and assistance and are happy to know our website is an important information resource to so many of you.

When considering traveling home for the holidays, please keep in mind that COVID-19 is still existent in the world and in our community. For more information on how to remain safe during your travels, read this CDC article:

If you are considering traveling for a holiday or event, visit CDC's Travel page to help you decide what is best for you and your family. CDC still recommends delaying travel until you are fully vaccinated.           For those who will be celebrating the holidays with loved ones, it's important to remember how to celebrate as safely as possible. To learn more about safer ways to celebrate the holidays, read the CDC's most recent guidance here:

May this Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love and your life with laughter. Sheriff Boyd and the Barry County Staff would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Sheriff D. Boyd



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