Sheriff’s office welcomes three new deputies

Sheriff’s office welcomes three new deputies
Sheriff's office welcomes three new deputies

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich welcomed three new deputies this morning during a commissioning ceremony. After being sworn in as Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, they were welcomed by the Sheriff, several members of the Sheriff’s Office and their family and friends.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to introduce to you Deputy John McQuitty, Deputy Stan Kravtsov and Deputy Nguyen. May they have a safe and rewarding career as they serve the Citizens of Spokane County and work to keep our community safe.

Deputy John P. McQuitty, Jr., prior to serving as a Corrections Officer for the Spokane County Jail for the past ten years, was a Sergeant with the United States Army Rangers. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Eastern Washington University. Deputy McQuitty is scheduled to attend the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) this month.

Deputy Stanislav “Stan” Kravtsov was born in the Eastern European country of Belarus and immigrated to the United States with his parents as an infant. Deputy Kravtsov speaks Russian fluently and understands several other Eastern European dialects. He is a graduate of Central Valley High and attended classes at Spokane Community College. Prior to accepting a position with the Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Kravstov worked as the Assistant Director of Security for the Spokane Valley Mall. He is currently scheduled to attend the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) in November.

Deputy Tuan Nguyen is a Spokane Native who also served as a Corrections Officer for Spokane County Detention Services for the last two years. He graduated from Gonzaga Prep and holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Spokane Community College. Deputy Nguyen was previously a Firefighter/EMT with Fire District 4, a Personal Trainer and he speaks fluent Vietnamese. He is scheduled to attend the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) this month.

Please help us welcome them to the Sheriff’s Office and we thank them for their previous and continued serves to their community.