Updated: 01/21/2014 5:48 PM
Created: 01/21/2014 4:31 PM KAALtv.com
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- News of the firing of longtime Dodge County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Mike Leonhardt has not sat well with some who work in the county.
Tuesday ABC 6 News learned a petition seeking his reinstatement.
Rachael Drenckpohl, assistant public defender, created the petition that says Leonhardt's termination is a miscarriage of authority and should not go unpunished.
She says Sheriff Jim Jensen acted outside his powers.
To read the full petition, click here.