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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

Every year the Sheriff's Office employees gather together, along with distinguished guests to recognize outstanding performance in the line of duty throughout the year. Years of service are also recognized. The ceremony begins with our own Honor Guard pre...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

K9 in Law Enforcement

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It was not until the late 1970s that the use of dogs in law enforcement took a foothold in the United States. The Campbell County Sheriff's Office has began using K-9 since the late 80s and early 90s. The German Shepherd, Labrador Retriever, Belgian Malin...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Sheriff Byron Oedekoven

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In 1974 Byron began working for the City of Gillette as a dog catcher. Soon he was promoted to Police Officer. Working this way through rank he was promoted to Lieutenant in 1983. 

Byron's faithful companion K-9 Alt was officially retired from his...

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