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Iron County undersheriff position eliminated, Geach named chief deputy

 

January 30, 2019



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — Iron County’s sheriff department no longer has an undersheriff.

Instead, a chief deputy will be the department’s second highest-ranking employee after the Iron County Board of Supervisors approved the creation of the post Tuesday.

The board also appointed Jason Geach, who has been with the department for 14 years, to fill the position.

The move is designed to increase efficiency and ensures there’s stability and continuity when a new sheriff takes over.

“This employee will stay with the county, regardless of whether there is...



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