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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Sheriffâ€™s department will have some personnel changes in the next week.
The department will be promoting a second-shift sergeant today and plans to choose two new deputies for hire on Monday.
The sergeant position opened up last month after former second-shift sergeant, Jason Spencer, was promoted to detective.
Three deputies put in for the position â€” Tony Helfrich, Cory Patrick and Scott Schmitt.
The candidates will go through a test on policies and procedures today, followed by an interview.
Sheriff Mark Hodges said a decision should be made by 4 p.m. today.
The selection process for two new deputies should be completed at Mondayâ€™s Merit Board meeting.
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