Michelle Simoes stands with Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux following her swearing in as the new pilot at the air support unit.
Michelle Simoes stands with Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux following her swearing in as the new pilot at the air support unit. Teresa Douglass Tulare County Sheriff’s Department
Michelle Simoes stands with Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux following her swearing in as the new pilot at the air support unit. Teresa Douglass Tulare County Sheriff’s Department

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