BOWLING GREEN Deputies and command officers employed by the Wood County Sheriff s Department voted Thursday to be represented by the Ohio Police Patrolman s Association.
The two entities had been represented by the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council.
Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said both groups are working under the terms of three-year contracts that expired Dec. 31, 2005.
Once the new unions are certified, new contracts will be negotiated.
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