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Hand County Sheriff
Doug DeBoer

415 W. 1st Avenue, Suite 102
Miller, SD 57362-1352
Phone: 605-853-2408
FAX: 605-853-2362
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Doug Deboer

Doug DeBoer was appointed sheriff in March of 2001 after serving as deputy sheriff since 1994.  Prior to being a deputy sheriff, Doug worked with adolescent sex offenders in Huron.  In 1993 Doug earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Northern State University in Aberdeen.
Doug is also a member of the Miller Fire Department, the South Dakota Emergency Management Association, the South Dakota Incident Management Assistance Team, the Miller Lions Club and St. Ann's Parish.  Doug also serves to the Northeast Council of Governments (NECOG) executive board.
Doug has two deputy sheriffs, an office manager and one part time dispatcher.
Doug is married and has three children attending Miller Area Schools.