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Posted on: July 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 1 Entry Level Deputy and 3 Lateral Deputies


Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 

1 Entry Level Deputy and 3 Lateral Deputies 


On July 18, 2022, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich swore in one Entry Level Deputy and 3 Lateral Deputies.  Please help us welcome Deputy Dorman, Deputy Acheson, Deputy Vincent, and Deputy Heaney to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.          


Deputy Adele Dorman is 28 years old, grew up in Columbia, Missouri, and moved to Washington in 2018.  She attended Big Bend Community College and transferred to Central Washington University in 2019, graduating in 2022, earning a bachelor’s degree in Law and Justice with a minor in Psychology.  She has worked as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in Moses Lake since 2018.     


Deputy Mason Acheson is a 30-year-old Lateral Deputy, born in Leavenworth and grew up near Colville.  In 2014 he joined the Washington State Patrol as a Trooper and became a Firearms Instructor. 

He also serves in the Washington State Army National Guard.


Deputy Shawnn Vincent is a 38-year-old Lateral Deputy from the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office and was born and raised in Darrington, Washington.  His law enforcement career began in 2012 with the Burlington Police Department before joining the Washington State Department of Fish and Game as an Enforcement Officer in 2015.  He served in the United State Navy from 2002 through 2006 and has been a member of the United States Archery Team since 2015.      


Deputy Patrick “Nick” Heaney is 39 years old and a Lateral Deputy from the Coeur d’Alene Police Department.  He was born and raised in California and has 15 years of service in law enforcement, starting at the Merced County Sheriff’s Office in 2007 before joining the Tracy Police Department in 2013.  

 Please join us in welcoming them and their families to Spokane County and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.  


Interested in joining our agency?  We’re Hiring!


Contact a recruitment team member by email at [email protected], or visit our Recruitment page for additional information:  


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