First Pitt County female African American deputy to retire honored

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Community leaders came together to honor the first sworn-in female African American Deputy to retire from the Pitt County Sheriffs Office.

Lt. Clemmie German served Pitt County for more than 30 years and was honored during a ceremony in Greenville that included a cut-out of herself.

German tells WITN that she thanks Sheriff Paula Dance and Pitt County residents for allowing her to serve the community.

German will officially retire in January.

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