Sunday, February 10, 2013

You've come a long way!

Congratulations Lt. Smith!

A TRUE PIONEER: Lt. Margaret Smith becomes first command staffer at CCSO

By Dalondo Moultrie The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung
After nearly 170 years, the higher-ups at the Comal County Sheriff’s Office finally realized that the best man for a job isn’t a man at all.

As of Jan. 8, Lt. Margaret Smith is the first female member of the CCSO command staff, ever. Command staff includes staff members ranked lieutenant, captain, major or chief deputy.

“I was really kind of stunned and honored and surprised all at once,” Smith said. “But I was very happy for a lot of reasons. I enjoy what I do and I like working with our operations people and our corrections officers.”

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