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Meet Capt. Jason Ogden, Sweet Home Police Department's first of that rank


July 21, 2021

JASON OGDEN, who has been with Sweet Home Police Department for nearly two decades, has been promoted to captain, the first to hold that rank.

Jason Ogden, a near-24-year veteran of the Sweet Home Police Department, was promoted from sergeant to captain on Thursday, July 1.

"He's brought a lot to the table throughout his career," Police Chief Jeff Lynn said of Ogden. "I think it was a natural progression for him to be promoted and accept this type of position. I am excited to see what he will bring with his leadership ability and skill set, to continue pushing our department forward."

The captain position itself is new; historically, the department's structure included a chief and four sergeants, plus officers. Ogden's role is als...

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