TOPEKA (KSNT) – Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones announced on Friday the promotion of Phil Blume to position of Undersheriff.
Undersheriff Blume is in his 25th year of employment with the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office where has served in a variety of capacities and achieved the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain. In June of 2011, he was promoted to the position of Major where he has served as an overall operations manager for the Sheriff’s Office. Undersheriff Blume has been recognized on numerous occasions through letters of commendations from the FBI, ATF, and the US Attorney’s Office. In 2011, Undersheriff Blume graduated from the FBI National Academy Session 244.
Sheriff Jones says he is excited to announce the appointment of Undersheriff Blume and has the upmost confidence that Undersheriff Blume will continue to serve the agency and the citizens of Shawnee County with great distinction and resolute service.