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Stolen badge prompts warning to the public

FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A badge belonging to a Franklin County deputy jailer has been stolen, prompting authorities to issue a warning to the public.

Police fear the thief might try to use the badge to impersonate a law officer. They want people to remember they can always ask to see an officer's photo ID if they have any reservations about the authenticity of a badge.

Investigators said the badge that was stolen had been left inside a vehicle.

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