Olmsted County Commissioner candidates discuss role related to sheriff

By Randy Petersen - Rochester Post Bulletin October 04, 2022 04:00 PM

ROCHESTER — The Olmsted County sheriff is an elected official who oversees the department, but county commissioners set the department's budget and oversee some projects. With that in mind, candidates for five commissioner seats on the Nov. 8 ballot were asked: Is there a role for county commissioners to play in encouraging changes to the way the department operates? If so, what changes would you like to see made?