On Thursday, August 22, 2013, in a ceremony attended by family, friends and Sheriff’s Office personnel, Sheriff Mark Hunter swore in three new Sheriff’s Office employees. Jeffrey Higginbotham became a member of the Citizen Support Unit, Eric Fraddosio was sworn in as a Detention Deputy and was assigned to the CCDF and Chris Hale was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff and assigned to the Patrol Division.
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