Serving multiple roles: Sheriff Darin Balaam's second job
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) For the past year, Darin Balaam has served as the Washoe County Sheriff. But twice a week he goes by a different title. Every Tuesday and Thursday, you'll find him at Hug High School teaching intro to criminal justice to seniors earning college credit.
Balaam is an adjunct professor through Truckee Meadows Community College's Jump Start program.
"I've been teaching for four years and it is one of the greatest things I've done since law enforcement," he said.
In fact, despite his hectic schedule, Balaam says teaching is something is not willing to give up.