Organizational Structure

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Officers in the organization are Lawrence County residents 18-years and older, commissioned by the Sheriff.
Officer appointments or promotions are typically prepared by the Chief of Staff and must be approved by the Sheriff or his designated staff member. Officer appointments must be accepted by the existing officers as described under "Officers." After being commissioned, an officer takes a verbal and written oath of service. Enlisted personnel appointments and promotions are typically prepared by the Command Sergeant Major and approved by the Chief of Staff.