The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office has hired a new deputy sheriff to fill a vacant position in the corrections division. Cristina Contreras was sworn in on Oct. 2 by Sheriff Dwight Baird.
Deputy Contreras will be attending the Basic Corrections Training Academy beginning Oct. 16 for five weeks. Upon completion of the academy, Deputy Contreras will begin the field training program. She will be paired with an experienced field training officer for a rigorous 11-week field training program.
Deputy Contreras has attended Waubonsee Community College seeking a degree in criminal justice and will continue to do so.