DOVER - Strafford County's newest deputy was sworn in on Monday.
Deputy Awess Abdulkadir took his oath of office after gaining experience working in the New Hampshire State Prison system as well as New Hampshire State Police.
Once his field training is complete, he will be assigned to our Transport Unit which transports inmates and detainees throughout the state and beyond.
Abdulkadir said he is excited to be working with the Sheriff's Office where his many skills will be utilized.
"We are excited to have him join our team of dedicated and hardworking deputies," a statement from the SCSO stated.