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Kent Co. Sheriff’s Dept. names new Undersheriff

Posted at 3:29 PM, Jun 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-02 15:30:43-04
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Undersheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Michelle LaJoye-Young has been named the new undersheriff for the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, according to a press release.

The announcement follows the retirement of Undersheriff Jon Hess, who announced he was leaving in late April after 36 years with the department.

LaJoye-Young joined the department in December 1989 as a corrections officer and served as a captain and lieutenant before being promoted to Chief Deputy in 2011.