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News Release
Lt Tim Leak to Retire from DCSO effective February 28 - 02/12/18

Released by: Sgt. William Bailey
Public Information Officer

Release Date: February 12, 2018


On November 27, 2017, Deschutes County Human Resources received notice from Lt. Tim Leak of his intent to retire effective February 28th, 2018.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office has since come to a separation and settlement agreement (release of claims) with Leak. Both the Sheriff's Office and Leak have agreed to a release of claims and neither party will file a lawsuit against the other. As a part of the agreement, the Sheriff's Office will administratively close the internal affairs investigation into Leak.

Sheriff Nelson said, "People who do not fall in line with the Mission and Values of this office will not work here. This agreement is in the best interests of the citizens we work for. This is a business decision I have made to end this matter and continue to move the Sheriff's Office forward. We are learning from our past and following the course we have charted for the future."

Leak has been on administrative leave since May 17, 2016. His salary while on administrative leave was $238,161.71. He will receive $33,330.00 under the terms of the settlement agreement.

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