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Shane Richard has been a deputy with the Becker County Sheriff's Department since November 1999. He was promoted to sergeant early last month. Photo by - Vicki Gerdes

Deputy Richard promoted to sergeant

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For some people, choosing a career is something that almost seems predestined from the moment they were born.

But for the Becker County Sheriff's Department's newly minted sergeant, Shane Richard, the process took a bit longer than that.


After graduating from high school in his native West Fargo, "I took a few years to decide what I wanted to do in life," he says.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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