New sheriff’s deputy sworn in
Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini announced the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff.
Christopher Wiggins was sworn in Dec.1 in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Valley Station, in Minden.
The appointment comes as a result of several months of testing and evaluation consisting of a written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, polygraph examination and medical exam.
Deputy Wiggins will now undergo a rigorous 12-week jail training program to provide him with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform his duties as a jail deputy.
Deputy Wiggins currently resides in Gardnerville with his wife and two children. Deputy Wiggins transferred from the Huntington Park Police Department, Huntington Park, Calif., where he was a police officer for seven years.