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Sheriff’s Office Promotes White to Sergeant

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office promoted veteran deputy Walter White to rank of sergeant. According to the Sherrif’s office, White is believed to be the first black deputy to reach the rank of sergeant or above on the patrol side. Sgt. White is a lifelong Lake County resident and graduate of Lower Lake High School. He began his law enforcement career with the sheriff’s office as a Correctional Officer in 2006. He was promoted to deputy trainee and graduated from the Santa Rosa Police Academy in 2009. Sgt. White began working as a solo deputy serving the citizens of Lake County in 2010. Sheriff Brian Martin says White is a leader in this community.