TOPEKA – (January 17, 2019) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced that he has chosen former Pratt County Sheriff Vernon Chinn to join his office’s Livestock/Brand Investigation Unit. “Vernon has an incredible resume that spans more than two decades in Kansas law enforcement, and I’m delighted he has agreed to continue his contributions to public safety by joining our team,” Schmidt said. “His knowledge and experience will be a strong addition to the attorney general’s office as we continue investigating and prosecuting cases of cattle theft across Kansas.” Chinn is a U.S. Army veteran who served a one year combat tour in Vietnam from 1969-1970. After serving nine years as a patrol deputy in the Pratt County Sheriff’s Office, he...
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AG Derek Schmidt taps former Pratt County sheriff for cattle theft investigations unit