|Re: Employees of the 4th Quarter, 2011|
|Tuesday, 17 January 2012 15:06|
Sheriff Paul C. May has released the following information:
RE: Employees of the 4th Quarter, 2011
Sheriff Paul C. May is proud to announce the “Employees of the 4th Quarter” of 2011.
Four employees were recognized for the fourth quarter of 2011. There are four categories for which employees may be recognized: administration employee, citizen volunteer, Detention Deputy and Law Enforcement. The recipients are as follows:
Administrative Employee - Jonathan Hart
Jonathan Hart was nominated by Juanita White. “Jonathan has been an employee since June, 2009. Since that time he has shown great dedication to this department. He worries about and tries to take care of every employee in this department. The communications move on December 5, 2011, went extremely smooth. Jonathan worked extensively to make the move without any problems.”
Citizen Volunteer - Amy Wilson
Amy Wilson was nominated by Captain Bud Slay. Captain Slay stated Amy has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office auxiliary since 2005. “During that time, Amy has covered numerous details saving the agency thousands of dollars. In addition, Amy was recently given the responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of the auxiliary units. Without individuals like Amy, it would cost this agency in additional manpower to perform these functions.”
Detention Deputy - Gary Walters
Gary Walters was nominated by Sgt. Randy Worth. On December 5, 2011, D/D Walters heard yells for help and responded to the segregation housing unit. Upon arrival, he found an inmate had tried to hang himself. Thanks to D/D Walters’ quick response and the summoning of other officers, a human life was saved.
Law Enforcement - Sgt. Shannon Peterson
Deputy Sheriff Sarah Green nominated Sgt. Peterson with great honor and pride. In his normal day of duty, “Sgt. Peterson responded to a call regarding the death of an infant. Upon his arrival, he was met with very distraught parents. The father became more distraught and attempted to harm himself. Sgt. Peterson was able to disarm the father, all the while talking compassionately, caringly and calmly to the man trying to give him the help he so desperately needed. Sgt. Peterson showed great courage, strength of body but also compassion and professionalism. He is truly worthy of the honor of Officer of the Quarter and eventually Officer of the Year.”
Sheriff Paul C. May stated,”It is with dedicated employees like these, that enable us to do the jobs that we do. This process allows us to recognize a few of them, but they all make our agency one of the best in the state.”
Congratulations to all of the nominees and the recipients of these awards.
Michele Bell, Public Information Officer