by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff and, a promotion to Sergeant.
Christopher Carson was sworn in on Monday, February 9, 2015 in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Valley Station, in Minden, Nevada.
The appointment comes as a result of several months of testing and evaluation consisting of a written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, polygraph examination, and medical exam.
Deputy Carson will now undergo a rigorous 12-week jail training program to provide him with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform his duties as a jail deputy.
Deputy Carson currently resides in Sparks, NV and graduated from Reed High School. Deputy Carson has obtained a BA in Criminal Justice from UNR and received a Category 1 POST certificate from the Northern Regional Training Center.
Investigator Jeff Schemenauer was promoted from Investigator to the rank of Sergeant.
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