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BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) Nine new deputies are sworn-in by the Raleigh County Commission.

The ceremony took place Tuesday morning in the Judges chamber at the courthouse. Three of the new deputies will be assigned to local schools. The remaining six will be part of a new road patrol unit. 

Sheriff Steve Tanner says the new deputies will shadow veteran officers before they head to the West Virginia State Police Academy for training and certification.

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