Scott picks new Orleans County Sheriff

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Orleans County has a new sheriff and her name is Jennifer Harlow.

Jennifer Harlow

Gov. Phil Scott appointed Harlow Wednesday, saying she will bring a dynamic approach to the department.

Harlow has worked in the Newport Police Department where she focused on prevention and investigating crimes against children, school safety and the opioid crisis among other issues.

She graduated from the Agawam Police Academy in 1999 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Johnson State College.

Harlow will be sworn in later this month.