A swearing in ceremony was conducted at the Rood Center today for new hires and promotions within the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Keith Royal says the department is now able to fill some much needed positions.
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And with her family present to watch, Sgt. Alicia Milhous was promoted to Lieutenant… just the second woman to achieve that rank in the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department. A path that was blazed by Sheriff’s Captain Shannon Moon .
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Milhous came to the Nevada County Sheriffs office as a Reserve Deputy in August of 1999 and went full time as a Deputy Sheriff in 2002. In 2003 Milhous received the Bronze Star for bravery from the Nevada County Sheriff’s office and was promoted to Sergeant in December of 2008.
–Also being sworn in as Correctional officers : Darrick Cossairt , and Tucker Raggio.
–Deputy Sheriff: Brandon Lampe, Dustin Moe, and Rory Sonnier.
–Legal Office Assistant: Lorria Williams
–And Supervising Cook at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility: Kelly Flecksteiner.
Sheriffs Deputy Steven Stanley and Dispatcher Lauren Eason couldn’t attend the swearing in ceremony today and will be recognized at a later ceremony.