Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux has appointed Capt. Robin Skiles to undersheriff and Capt. Greg Wright to assistant sheriff.
The positions are considered equal, but the undersheriff would serve as acting sheriff if Boudreaux were absent.
Both had been serving as acting assistant sheriffs, with Skiles in charge of operations, investigations and patrol, and Wright in charge of administration and detentions.
Wright began his career with the sheriff’s department in 1985 after graduating from Fresno City College police academy. His first assignment was in detentions.
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He is a graduate of Clovis High School, and served in the U.S. Air Force and the National Security Administration overseas.
He is married to his wife Gail and has one son. He works on old cars, plays golf and is an accomplished musician.
Skiles began his career with the department in 1987 after graduating from the Tulare/Kings police academy. His first assignment was in detentions.
He was born and raised in Porterville and graduated from Monache High School. He is married to his wife Susie and has two children and five grandchildren. He enjoys horses, bow hunting and fishing.