Sheriff’s office welcomes new jail administrator

Sheriff’s office welcomes new jail administrator

POCAHONTAS—The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office recently acquired a new jail administrator for its detention center, one that not only brings several years of law enforcement experience, but years of nursing experience as well.

Melissa Sisco, who began her position Nov. 20, comes to the department from the Sharp County Sheriff’s Office where she served in their jail and detention department. Originally from Highland, Sisco began working at the department in 2005, where she say’s with the help of others, she was able to do and learn much more.

“I began working at the sheriff’s office while I was in nursing school,” Sisco said. “We had a jail administrator there who was really easy to work with. And she helped me raise my kids and go to school and still keep a job so, she’s pretty awesome.”



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