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Benton County Sheriff's Office Swears in Second Woman Deputy

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Sheriff Steve Keane swears in Deputy Natalie Griffin Sheriff Steve Keane swears in Deputy Natalie Griffin

BENTON COUNTY, WA - The Benton County Sheriff's Office has a new deputy on the force. 

Benton County Sheriff Steve Keane swore in Natalie Griffin on Wednesday morning. Pictured here, she's taking the oath of office.

Deputy Griffin has three years of experience with law enforcement. She previously worked with the West Richland Police Department. She's replacing Corporal Scott Winsor, who retired after 32 years of service.  

After some initial training, Deputy Griffin will be assigned to the Patrol Division.  She's now one of two women deputies for the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

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