As of 2000, the population of Stephenson County was 48,979; Boone County’s 2000 population was 41,786.
sheriff delivered 29 layoff notices to employees in anticipation of the “worst-case scenario” of complying with spending levels in the county’s proposed 2009-2010 budget.
Currently, three deputies patrol the day shift each day and four patrol the night shift for the sheriff’s office. With the cuts, the numbers may be reduced to two on the day shift and possibly two on the night shift, Snyders said
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