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A lack of housing has the Dunn County Sheriff's Department considering purchasing FEMA trailers, like these pictured in Dickinson on Wednesday, to house future deputies.

New use for slightly-used FEMA home: Dunn Co. sheriff wants trailers for deputies

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MANNING -- Due to a severe lack of housing, the Dunn County Sheriff's Department is tempted to put deputies into homes formerly used by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Dunn County Sheriff Don Rockvoy has twice as many deputies now than he did when he arrived in 2009. Due to an ongoing oil boom, Rockvoy said the need for more housing is crucial, and FEMA homes might be the Hail Mary pass he has been waiting for.

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