County's first woman patrol officer: 'I'm living my dream'

Deputy Karen Hatch is trained to investigate sex, child abuse crimes


Idaho State Journal

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Idaho — If you would have asked Deputy Karen Hatch when she was in elementary school what she wanted to be when she grew up, she would have said a policeman.

Years later, the married mother of two is living her dream. Deputy Hatch is the first woman patrol officer in the history of Franklin County, including Preston City.

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