Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson officially sworn in as Sheriff. (Source – Cape GIrardeau County Sheriff’s Office)



Cape Girardeau County Interim Sheriff Ruth Ann Dickerson can now ditch the ​interim part of her title. On Monday, Dec. 31, Sheriff Dickerson was sworn into office along with several other office holders in the county.​​

Sheriff Dickerson was appointed as ​i​nterim ​s​heriff in August of 2018, when Sheriff John Jordan resigned to take a job offer with the U.S. Marshal Office of Missouri Eastern Division.

Sheriff Dickerson’s term will go through Dec. 2020.

By Kyle Hinton | KFVS News