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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.



 


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  
08/28/2014 - Fugitive Investigators Arrest Man Who Owed More Than $170,000 in Child Support Payments  
08/25/2014 - Sheriffs Department Donates Over 700 to United Way  
08/22/2014 - CrimeStoppers Tip Enables Detectives to File Charge  
08/19/2014 - Explorers Post 106 First Nighters Meeting  
08/19/2014 - Detectives Arrest Two Men for Stealing One Motor Vehicle and Stealing Items from Four Motor Vehicles  
08/14/2014 - Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Two Children  
08/08/2014 - Officer Involved Shooting Investigation  
08/07/2014 - Aviation Unit Recovers Stolen Vehicle During National Night Out  
08/04/2014 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Heroin Trafficking  
07/31/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Two Deputies  
07/28/2014 - Homeland Protection Certification  
07/25/2014 - Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery  
07/24/2014 - Explorer Post Wins National Award  
07/23/2014 - Law Enforcement Re-Accreditation  
07/23/2014 - Job Fair and Open House  
07/23/2014 - Deputy Receives Distinguished Graduate Award  
07/18/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputies  
07/19/2014 - Detectives Charge Man with Restaurant Robbery  
07/19/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Women and One Man for Breaking Into Home at Gunpoint  
07/16/2014 - Reserve Deputy Training  
07/12/2014 - Detention Center Enhances Visitation With Inmates  
07/11/2014 - Deputies Arrest Teen-Ager for Breaking Into Home  


NEWS RELEASES


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