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Johnson County Sheriff's Office Is 'Truly Lucky' To Have No Known COVID-19 Cases

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Luke X. Martin
KCUR 89.3
Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden, during an Up To Date appearance in 2017. His office oversees a corrections facility in downtown Olathe and one near the New Century airport.

The spread of COVID-19 has forced change on Johnson County's sheriff and his deputies. Day-to-day policing is obviously affected, operations at county jails have adjusted, and the department's budget is sure to take a hit.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.