Monday, July 14, 2014

Midland County sheriff's deputy, MC alum, achieves milestone

A Midland woman's career in law enforcement - which began with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Midland College - has entered a new stage, and has caught the attention of the local media.

• First African American Female Deputy Joins Midland Sheriff's Office

Ilene Tang, Reporter

MIDLAND, TEXAS - Kimberley Mayfield jumped on board as a Midland County deputy back in April and is working overnights. Although she's been with the Sheriff's Office for quite some time now, Mayfield is making history by becoming the first ever African American female deputy.

"I'm blessed because it's just something that's not done everyday," Mayfield said.

The Midland native earned her Associate's Degree in criminal justice from Midland College.

She kicked off her law enforcement career with the Sheriff's Office back in May of 2007 where she began as a clerk. Mayfield then became a jailer and eventually decided to join the academy to become a deputy ...

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