Sheriff announces new deputy

By Betty Simpson |

Published 06/09 2014 03:09PM

Updated 06/09 2014 03:13PM

COLES COUNTY -- The Coles County Sheriff's Office has a new deputy. Deputy Sheriff Cody Hammond graduated from the University of Illinois. Policy Training Institute. Early this year, Hammond was transferred from corrections to patrol. The UI PTI course lasts four weeks for a total of 480 hours of training.

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