Hiring, Retention Trouble Have San Diego County Bracing for Possible Law Enforcement Shortage

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While the county has regional mutual aid agreements with other law enforcement agencies, there's a concern that there may not be enough deputies available to serve communities in need, Anderson said.

"It's so important those deputies are there for us when we need them most," Anderson said, adding he wants to get ahead of the issue.

"I live in unincorporated area. I have constituents who live in unincorporated areas that shouldn't feel unsafe at night because there's no deputy to show up when they call 911," Anderson said.