9 St. Joseph County officers have been released from quarantine
ST JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. - The nine St. Joseph County Officers that were quarantined on March 26th have been released and are back to active duty.
The officers were quarantined after coming in contact with an arrest subject whom showed symptoms at the time of booking and was then tested for COVID-19.
The test results for the subject returned negative for the coronavirus.
During their time of quarantine, none of the nine officers experienced any symptoms of the virus.
The decision to quarantine was made by the department out of caution to the officers themselves, their families, and other officers.
Sheriff Bill Redman states, "I want to extend my gratitude to the families of these officers....I am grateful for the patience shown and the sacrifice these families make to our department and our community, thank you all."