Greene County Sheriff's Office

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Local law enforcement paid their respects Friday afternoon to Gary McCormack, the Greene County Sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty on this day 10 years ago.

On Oct. 6, 2007, McCormack was responding to a separate motor vehicle accident when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle. 32 years of age at the time, McCormack had been with the sheriff’s office for four months. He previously served seven years as patrol sergeant for the Republic Police Department.

Michele Skalicky

Numbers have been released from Tuesday's Officer on a Train operation in Springfield.  According to MSHP Sergeant Jason Pace, during the approximately 1 hour and 40 minute operation, there were 17 traffic stops, 10 citations, one warrant arrest and 12 warnings.

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A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe two-car train moved through the center of Springfield today with law enforcement officers onboard.  Others were stationed on motorcycles at railroad crossings to watch for anyone violating crossing laws.