Binnewies reflects on his many years inside the sheriff’s office



The Binnewies family. Photo Submitted by Doug BinnewiesFormer Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies had never really given much thought about a career in law enforcement at a young age.
Instead, as a young man he began looking toward a path in aviation.
To backtrack a bit, Binnewies first moved to Mariposa as an elementary student in 1979 as his father, Robert Binnewies, took the position as superintendent of Yosemite National Park.
When he began looking into what he wanted to do for a job, Bin...

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