Archive for Friday, March 19, 2010

Four deputies set to retire

March 19, 2010

— Four deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office will be retiring in the next two weeks, taking with them more than 119 years of service.

Maj. Larry Jones began his career with the Sheriff's Office on Nov. 27, 1978, after having served as a reserve officer for two years. He was promoted to sergeant in 1983, lieutenant in 1986 and captain in 1990. Jones was promoted to major in 2005. He spent many years in the patrol division with assignments also in dispatch and civil. He is retiring as the bureau commander of operations.

Cpt. John Resman began his career with the Sheriff's Office on Nov. 1, 1982. He was promoted to sergeant in 1990, lieutenant in 1997 and finally to captain in 2009. Resman has been assigned to the investigations unit since 1989. He has served on several metro squad cases and was integral in the development of a crime scene unit and computer forensic unit. He also spent many years as part of the sheriff's honor guard. Resman is retiring as the division commander of investigations.

Lt. Randy Humerickhouse began his career with the Sheriff's Office on Nov. 27, 1978. He was promoted to sergeant in 1986 and to lieutenant in 1998. He spent many years in the patrol division as a watch commander and is retiring as a lieutenant in the detention bureau.

Master Deputy Robert Hamilton began his career on Jan. 1, 1980 where he was assigned to the detention division until 1983 when he was assigned to the patrol division. Hamilton has spent a majority of his career as an expert in the field of DUI and traffic enforcement. He has been a featured speaker on DUI enforcement on the local and national stage and has had a near 100 percent conviction rate on DUI arrests.

Sheriff Frank Denning said, "With these men go over a century of experience and knowledge. They have been leaders, mentors, and friends. They all have contributed to the successful past and future of the Sheriff's Office and will certainly be missed."

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