The Jasper County Sheriff's Department has a few new junior deputies on the force.
Almost a dozen kids participated in the 1st annual Junior Sheriff’s
The kids learned about the different aspects of being a sheriff's deputy.
Their favorite demonstration included learning about the K-9 division.
They said these dogs are a lot different than their pets at home.
A graduation ceremony for all the kids was held this evening.
The sheriff's department will ask for the cadet’s help throughout the year at county fairs, parades and K9 demonstrations.