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New Jail Administrator announced at the Sheriff's Office


Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher announced on Monday that Detective Brett Dawn has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and named the Jail's new Administrator. Lt. Dawn recently earned his master's degree in Leadership from Liberty University. Before joining the civilian law enforcement field, Lt Dawn served in the Army Military Police. In 2013, Dawn was appointed Captain at a private sector facility before joining the Vernon County Sheriff's Office as a K-9 handler. Dawn continued his career by joining the Pittsburg Police Department in 2016 until 2020, when he returned to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office as a criminal investigator. Sheriff Mosher said "Detective Dawn has been an asset to our department and the community. In this new roll, I believe we will see nothing less than the honest, hardworking, and dedicated officer that we've come to know."