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Three DeHart family members wear badge to serve local communities

Posted at 5:19 PM, Aug 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-18 17:19:48-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The DeHart family really does know what it means to serve and protect. Three members of the same family all wear the badge for different departments.

Officer Bryan DeHart serves with Chesterfield Police. Chris DeHart is the undersheriff of Powhatan County. His son Kyle is a trooper with the Virginia State Police.

Bryan DeHart, with CPD, has been described as a compassionate professional who treats citizens with respect.

Undersheriff Chris DeHart in Powhatan is described as being patient and caring, a person who watches out for the people of the county.

Trooper Kyle DeHart is described as dedicated, a person who has an ability to put others before himself.

The people who nominated these 'Heroes Among Us' say these brave men are extraordinary because they put their lives on the line each day.

Serving the community - it runs in the DeHart family.

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