Ole Miss Forensic Chemistry graduate Melissa McFeeters (Class of 2013) recently accepted a position as chemist at the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department in Texas. Melissa will work in controlled substances and toxicology. The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department is the oldest law enforcement agency in Texas. The area was initially colonized by Stephen F. Austin and 300 Settlers in 1821. The first sheriff was elected in 1836 and commanded a Calvary company during the battle of San Jacinto. Brazoria is a rural county located south of Houston and just west of Galveston.