Sheriff Mitch Woods

Life Saving Award winners pose with Jefferson Co. Sheriff Mitch Woods (center).

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office honored the heroic actions of those involved in a dynamic water rescue necessary after a young woman accidentally veered off-road and careened into the LNVA canal in China, submerging her vehicle and putting her life in grave danger.

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Jefferson County Commissioners honored Deputy in Corrections John Austin who, after more than 26 years of dedicated service to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, is retiring.

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