The Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday that members of the office will be receiving a makeover.

Sergeant David Blount submitted the idea to change the duty uniforms of the agency. He ran the idea by senior leadership, who then took it to Sheriff H.D. “Gator” DeLoach.

Sheriff DeLoach approved the idea of a change in duty uniforms as it would "enhance the health and safety of our deputies and will result in cost savings for our residents."

Sgt. Blount's newly proposed uniform is made of a cotton-blend material. Currently, the agency's uniforms are made of polyester.

The change in material makes the uniform cheaper at original purchase. In addition, it's cooler and more durable. Read More