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Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Two New Deputies

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Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Hires Two New Deputies

Kendall County, IL (February 18, 2021, 11:30 AM)

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office has hired two new deputies to fill vacancies in both the Patrol and Corrections Divisions. Tyler Giannotti was sworn in on January 26th, 2021 by Sheriff Dwight Baird to fill a vacancy in the Patrol Division.  Jacob Wollenweber was sworn in on February 18th, 2021 by Undersheriff Bobby Richardson to fill a vacancy in the Corrections Division

Deputy Giannotti served in the United States Army.  He worked as a part-time police officer at the Sheridan Police Department and the Somonauk Police Department.  He also worked as a dispatcher for KenCom Public Safety Dispatch Center before being hired by the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Wollenweber served in the United States Marine Corps.  He studied at Waubonsee Community College.  He worked as a Security Therapy Aid at the Elgin Mental Health Center before being hired by the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Giannotti will be attending a two-week Bridge Over Training Academy to transition from a certified part-time Police Officer to a certified full-time Police Officer which will begin on February 22nd.  He will then be paired with an experienced field training officer for a rigorous 14-week field training program.  Deputy Wollenweber will be attending the five-week Basic Corrections Training Academy which will begin on February 22nd. Upon completion of the academy, Deputy Wollenweber will be paired with an experienced field training officer for a rigorous 11-week field training program.

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