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Sheriff promotes three correctional officers

January 07, 2004|by TARA REILLY

Washington County Sheriff Charles F. Mades promoted three correctional officers Tuesday before the County Commissioners.

Jonathan D. Hose, Michael T. Rafter and Tony W. Shank were promoted to the rank of corporal.

"They're going to be the future leaders of corrections in Washington County," Mades told the commissioners.

Hose, 29, of Waynesboro, Pa., was hired at the Detention Center as a correctional deputy in 1997. He most recently worked as a booking officer in the Washington County Detention Center.

He is a 1991 graduate of Clear Spring High School and was a counterintelligence special agent in the U.S. Army. He served in the Army from 1992-96.

Rafter, 41, of Hagerstown, has worked for the Washington County Detention Center since 1994, most recently as a booking officer.

He graduated from Brownsville Area Senior High School in Brownsville, Pa., in 1979 and graduated from the Institute of Computer Technology in 1989.

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Rafter worked for the Calvert County Detention Center from 1991 through 1994. He has a wife, Michelle, and daughters Alicia and Maureen.

Shank, 37, of Waynesboro, Pa., has worked for the Detention Center for 17 years. Hired in 1986, Shank works as a training coordinator/recruitment officer.

He graduated from South Hagerstown High School in 1983. He has a wife, Debbie; a daughter, Karla and a son, Ryan.

Commissioners President Gregory I. Snook thanked the detention employees for their service and congratulated them on their promotions.

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