Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims promoted a dozen employees and swore in 45 new staffers on Friday.
Mims welcomed 12 deputies and 26 correctional officers to her department. Seven other people were hired into professional positions.
Four deputies were promoted to the rank of sergeant, while seven correctional officers were promoted. Tom Trester was promoted to administrative services director.
Mims also gave awards to four of her staff and four citizens.
The ceremony took place at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in downtown Fresno.