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Whitman hired as Spokane County deputy

SPOKANE – A native of Whitman County is now a deputy in the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.

Whitnie Whitman, 29, was sworn into office Tuesday, Aug. 16, by Undersheriff John Nowels along with Ty Laboy and Paul Grady Jr.

Whitman and Laboy are new to law enforcement.

Grady is a lateral transfer from the Washington State Patrol.

Whitman grew up on a family farm in Whitman County and attended Pullman High School. She graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2015 and is a certified recreational therapist.

Laboy, 26, was born in San Antonio, Texas. He and his family moved to the area in 2000...


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