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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Commander recognized for 30 years of service

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Commander Keith Scott was recognized on Tuesday for his 30 years of service.

The County Board of Supervisors presented Keith was a resolution in recognition of his achievements.

Scott began his law enforcement career in Jan. 199. He was promoted to Deputy Sheriff four months later, becoming the first African-American Deputy Sheriff employed by the County, according to the Sheriff's Office.

He was promoted to Senior Deputy in 2001, Sergeant in 2012 and in 2017 he was promoted to Commander.

Scott has served as a Patrol Deputy, SWAT team member, Narcotics Detective, Watch Commander, Patrol Sergeant, Gang Task Force Sergeant, Patrol Station Commander, County Bomb Task Force Administrator and now as Commander overseeing the Detective Division of the Sheriff's Office.

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