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COMMUNITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT

Community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse today (Friday) to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers. Washington County Chief Deputy Jay Petrash spoke about honoring the men and…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE PAY INCREASE FOR DEPUTIES

The Washington County Commissioners approved a pay increase for six sheriff’s office deputies during their meeting today (Tuesday). The commissioners held a closed meeting to discuss the issue. Washington County…

WASHINGTON CO. INVESTIGATOR GRADUATES FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY PROGRAM

Last week, two hundred and twenty-seven Law enforcement officers graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia, including Washington County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigator Mark Whidden.  Whidden, a…

SHERIFF HANAK ANNOUNCES ‘ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE’

Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Otto H. Hanak announced Monday that…

THREE LOCAL MEN GRADUATE DPS TRAINING

Three local men graduated from the 158th Trooper Training Class in Austin of Friday, making history for Washington County. The local graduates include Trooper Mason Hartnett whose new duty station…