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Major John Allard, PIO Office, 785-2415, 24-Hour Press Box: 799-2001, Ext. 1100

Sheriff Promotes Five Officers


MCO Shirley FTO Hodges LECO Jackson
LECO Kirkham LECO Laird


Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts promoted one correctional officer at the Lexington County Detention Center to help oversee a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates, one correctional officer to serve as a field training officer for a shift of correctional officers and three correctional officers to serve as law enforcement correctional officers.

Metts promoted Christopher Shirley, 27, of Columbia, to the rank of master correctional officer. Shirley will help oversee a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates at the Detention Center. On April 21, 2008, Metts appointed Shirley to serve as a correctional officer.

Metts promoted Orlando Hodges, 28, of Columbia, to the rank of field training officer. Hodges will serve as the field training officer for a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates at the Detention Center. On June 28, 2010, Metts appointed Hodges to serve as a correctional officer.

Metts promoted Russell Jackson, 43, of Lexington to the rank of law enforcement correctional officer. On March 11, 2002, Metts appointed Jackson to serve as a correctional officer.

Metts promoted Perry Kirkham, 40, of Pelion, to the rank of law enforcement correctional officer. On January 23, 2012, Metts appointed Kirkham to serve as a correctional officer.

Metts promoted Krystalane Laird, 25, of West Columbia, to the rank of law enforcement correctional officer. On July 11, 2011, Metts appointed Laird to serve as a correctional officer.



 


11/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident  
11/21/2014 - Deputy Honored by National Safety Council  
11/18/2014 - Two Persons Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
11/13/2014 - Investigators Arrest Two Additional Men in Fatal Shooting  
11/12/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Eight Deputies  
11/12/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man in Fatal Shooting  
11/11/2014 - Fatal Shooting  
11/06/2014 - UPS Foundation Donates $20,000 to Children's Shelter  
11/04/2014 - Corrections Officer of the Month  
10/31/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Eight Deputies  
10/24/2014 - Criminal Domestic Violence Video  
10/21/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Sexually Assaulting Two Females  
10/18/2014 - Detectives Arrest Woman for Threatening to Use Destructive Device  
10/06/2014 - White Knoll Business Coalition Open House  
09/29/2014 - Man Arrested for Robbing Two Convenience Stores and Trying to Rob One Discount Store  
09/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
09/23/2014 - Man Charged with Burglary  
09/22/2014 - Shooting Incident  
09/22/2014 - Investigators Seek Citizens' Help in Investigating 2009 Murder  
09/17/2014 - Road Closures  
09/17/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man for Trying to Steal Two Motor Vehicles  
09/16/2014 - Sheriff's Department Donates More than $3,000 to Nancy K. Perry Children's Shelter  
09/11/2014 - Man Returned to Lexington County on Murder Charges  
09/09/2014 - Missing Person Investigation  
09/07/2014 - Woman Charged with Intentionally Setting Fire to Residence  


NEWS RELEASES


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