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Coffee County Sheriff’s Department adds deputy; Bowen retires

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department welcomes deputy Scott Steele after his graduation last week from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. 

Steele spent 12 weeks and many long hours working to being a graduate. While the department is adding Steele to the team, it also says goodbye to deputy Wendell Bowen who retired last week after serving the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department after 20 years.

Deputy Wendell Bowen, center, retired from the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department after 20 years. He is pictured with Captain Frank Watkins, left, and Sheriff Chad Partin.

Deputy Steele, left, graduated from law enforcement training academy last week. (photo provided)



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