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New Man On The Beat

Joseph Leitza Sworn In As Kimball County Sheriff's Deputy

The Kimball County Sheriff's Office has a new deputy as of last Tuesday.

Joseph Leitza was sworn in and began his career in law enforcement. After a week on the job, Deputy Leitza said he has "really been enjoying himself."

Leitza is from Pine Bluffs, graduated from Pine Bluffs High School in 2014 and worked in the area for the last few years.

He said, "It's something I always wanted to do. Helping people and making a connection with people."

He continued, "Actually, my friend told me about the position and I applied."

Leitza is scheduled to attend the Law Enforcement Academy in January....