New Deputy and Promotions Celebrated

Family, friends, and fellow law enforcement officers gathered Thursday morning for a swearing in ceremony in the Plymouth County Courthouse courtroom. The Plymouth County Sheriffs Office marked the start of one deputy’s tenure with the force, and the promotion of two others.

Judge Daniel Vakulskas administered the oath of office to Jordan Singer. Singer is graduate of Le Mars Community High School, and is a Le Mars resident. He has previous law enforcement experience with the Cherokee Police Department and as a correctional officer in the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office.

Matt Struve was sworn in to become a Sergeant in the sheriffs office. He’s served Plymouth County for 14 years, including the last four as a special deputy.

Jake Wingert was sworn in after being promoted to Lieutenant. Wingert has been with the sheriffs office for 11 years, the last 3 1/2 a a sergeant.  The succession came as the result of the retirement of Lt. Scott Dorhout.

Sheriff Jeff Te Brink (left) led the ceremony Thursday.