MARIPOSA — Two detention officers have been promoted to fill vacancies at the sergeant and lieutenant levels at the 58-bed maximum security Mariposa County jail.Jail Officer David Estep, an officer with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office since 1998, was promoted to the rank of jail sergeant on Oct. 15, replacing Sgt. Codie Hart, who was promoted to lieutenant. A MCSO officer since October 2003, Hart has been serving as acting jail lieutenant since the retirement of Lt. Rich Parrish earlier this year.
“We look forward to the professional talents that both Jail Sergeant David Estep and Jail Lieutenant Codie Hart bring to these important positions within the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Adult Detention Facility,” said Mariposa County Sheriff-Coroner Doug Binnewies in a news release.
The jail houses pre- and post-sentencing inmates for federal, state and local jurisdictions in addition to its Mariposa County inmates, and employs 15 specially trained detention officers, three sergeants and one lieutenant.