YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- There is literally a new sheriff in town.
Preston Crissey was sworn in as Yankton County Sheriff on January third, taking the spot that was held for over twenty-five years by Jim Vlahakis, who retired.
Crissey, who was a Yankton Police Officer, says its been a good transition.
Crissey says most of the staff is staying on.
Crissey says he appreciates the experience the staff brings to the office.
Crissey says they need to hire a jail administrator, an important position due to the high volume of prisoners they handle.