Hamilton County Sgt. passes away after battle with cancer

(Provided Photo/Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office)
(Provided Photo/Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office)

HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. died early Sunday morning after battling cancer for more than three years, according to the sheriff’s office.

Sgt. Kim Jowitt was first hired as a civilian employee by the sheriff’s office in 1978. She then became a Merit Deputy in 1982.

Sheriff’s office officials said in her more than 30 year career in Hamilton County, Sgt. Jowitt held numerous positions and roles within the sheriff’s office, most recently as an administrative sergeant handling special assignments.

Officials said despite the many ups and downs of her battle with cancer, Sgt. Jowitt remained faithfully optimistic and positive with a fighter’s spirit.  She very much loved her job and the impact she made in the community she served.

Sgt. Jowitt is survived by her husband, Chief Kevin Jowitt of the Noblesville Police Department, a daughter, Crystal, and her law enforcement brothers and sisters at the sheriff’s office and other agencies.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

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