Ware agrees to have law enforcement certification revoked

SISSETON, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – Korey Ware, Roberts County Sheriff, has agreed to have his law enforcement certification revoked.

Ware, 28, was found guilty of aggravated assault stemming from an incident on Oct. 6 in which he punched a man at an Aberdeen bar. Ware was sheriff-elect and a Roberts County Deputy Sheriff at the time of the incident.

His attorney signed a consent of decertification on Ware’s behalf meaning that Ware did not have to appear in front of the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission. Former Day County Sheriff Barry Hillestad is currently serving as Roberts County Sheriff.