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Brown joins Sheriff's department

Mike Brown, a native of Chamberlain, S.D., recently began work as Eddy County's latest sheriff's deputy.

Brown is filling the position left open by Christopher Bittmann, who took a job with the Carrington Police Department last month.

This is Brown's first position as an officer of the law, but even though he's fresh out of the academy, the 32-year-old has plenty of life experience.

After his time...