Brent Solum promoted to Codington County Chief Deputy Sheriff

September 7, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Codington County Commissioners today approved the promotion of Sergeant Brent Solum to Chief Deputy Sheriff.

Solum grew up in Watertown and has been with the sheriff’s department since 2014, working his way up from correctional officer to his current role.

In requesting the promotion, Sheriff Brad Howell said, “Brent is a hardworking, upstanding individual that is very deserving of this position. The county is lucky to have someone with such high standards working for them every day. We are a much better operating Office due to his diligence.

Brent lives in Watertown with his wife Kristina and their two sons.

His promotion to Chief Deputy was approved unanimously.