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Barker announces Galloway as next Chief Deputy

Sunday night, Anderson County Sheriff-Elect Russell Barker announced that he selected Brian Galloway to serve as his chief deputy when he is sworn into office at midnight on September 1st.

Galloway has nearly 30 years of experience as a law enforcement officer in Anderson County, primarily with the Sheriff’s Office and the Clinton Police Department. He has served as a School Resource Officer, a Patrol Sergeant and for the past 18 years as a Field Training Officer.

Brian Galloway

In his announcement Sunday night, Barker wrote: “Brian is a law enforcement leader who is well respected by his peers and members in this county. He has dedicated his life to serving the people of Anderson County and I know he will make a great Chief Deputy.”

Barker defeated current Chief Deputy Mark Lucas in this month’s election and will succeed retiring Sheriff Paul White.

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