Chief Deputy Mark Lucas of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department will be the guest speaker when the Anderson County Democratic Women’s Club meets Monday, August 24. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant at 2405 North Charles Seivers Boulevard in Clinton.
Lucas, who has been in law enforcement for 37 years, will discuss “Duties and Responsibilities of the Office of Sheriff,” a press release said.
He has served as chief deputy for 21 years with three sheriffs, and he is now second in command to Sheriff Paul White. He began his law enforcement career in 1978 as a reserve deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, joining the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department in 1979. He attended Basic Police School in 1980 and served as a patrol deputy and sergeant.
Lucas was a patrol officer and sergeant with the Clinton Police Department from 1990 until 1994, then returned to the Sheriff’s office and was appointed chief deputy in 1994. He has attended several specialized schools, including those on leadership, management, and supervision, and he is a graduate of the FBI Executive Development School.
Those attending will meet in a private dining room and are welcome to order from the menu or go through the buffet.
For more information, e-mail Ann Mostoller at [email protected] or call Mary Matheny at (865) 483-8937.
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