Sheriff Greg Ewing along with the Vigo County Sheriff’s Merit Board met Wednesday evening to interview candidates for promotion. At the conclusion of the meeting Deputy Brent Hall and Deputy Rory Leech were promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Sgt. Hall has nineteen years of service with the Vigo County Sheriff's Office. He began his career as a 911 dispatcher before being appointed Deputy Sheriff in 1998 by Sheriff Bill Harris. Sgt. Hall served as a patrol deputy, and was on the SWAT team as a sniper. He served five years in the Criminal Investigation Division where he was instrumental in solving hundreds of felony cases. Sgt. Hall is an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy certified instructor, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology from Indiana State University.
Sgt. Rory Leech has served the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office for ten years. Sgt. Leech began his career as a Correctional Officer. He was awarded Correctional Officer of the Year in 2005 and was promoted to the rank of shift supervisor. Sgt. Leech was appointed to Deputy Sheriff in 2008 by Sheriff Jon Marvel. He was recognized by Sheriff Ewing in 2013 for outstanding performance. He also has served as acting shift commander. Sgt. Leech honorably served his country as a United States Marine in Operation Desert Storm I. He served tours in Iraq, Kuwait and Guam. He also attended two years at Indiana State University.
Sgt. Hall and Sgt. Leech will both be assigned as patrol shift Sergeants.Congratulations to Sgt. Hall and Sgt. Leech.