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Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver Administered the “Oath of Office” to One New Sheriff's Deputy and Three New Corrections Officers

Taniesa L. Sullivan | The Weekly Ledger News | Area News and Happenings

CENTRE, Ala. - Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver recently administered the “Oath of Office” to one new deputy and three new corrections officers.

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, Sheriff Shaver administered the oath of office to Cherokee County's first mental health deputy to assist with mental health issues in Cherokee County, Deputy Greg Walker.

After the oath of office was given Sheriff Shaver said, “We appreciate the support of Probate Judge Tim Burgess and the County Commission for helping to make the position of mental health deputy possible.”

Chief Deputy Josh Summerford said in a social media post, “Mental illness is a large issue for counties and sheriff’s offices across the Nation and it’s important that we do what we can on a local level to address it".

On Friday, April 12, 2024, the oath of office was given to Zane Quinn, Michael Runnels, and Christopher Shelton as the newest members of the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office in the corrections department.

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