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The Last Call, His Gun is Holstered

Missed holidays and missed birthdays of family and friends. Those are just two of the reasons former Phillips County Undersheriff Kevin Metcalf has entered retirement.

Besides that, 24 years of being a target behind a gold star that won't stop a bullet, merits a day or two of time off to do the things in life that the job has kept him from doing.

Kevin signed off on his radio at 4:56 p.m. on Dec. 21, 2022, with a bit of emotion in his voice. When you truly enjoy what you're doing, it is more than "work," and in his occupation there was variety, and an occasional treat dropped off at the dispat...


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