6 Bedford County deputies welcomed

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office hosted a pinning ceremony of six new deputies on Jan. 4. Sheriff Mike Miller swore in deputies Melinda Docker, Joshua Person and Alexis Rucker, who just graduated the Basic Law Enforcement Academy. Additionally, Miller swore in deputies Ricardo Orozco, Daniel Spradlin and Daniel Jansen, who joined the sheriff’s office as previously certified law enforcement officers. These deputies will be assigned to field operations as patrol deputies. “The sheriff’s office is proud to have these newly hired deputies on the staff, and they are sure to be a value to the sheriff’s office and to Bedford County,” stated Chief Deputy Major J.D. Wilks.

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