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Meritorious Service Medal 
 

Meritorious Service Medal: The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded for individual service to the Sheriff's Office. It shall be awarded to members who demonstrate exceptional performance of duty.  Recipients will have distinguished themselves by performing exceptional service in a duty of great responsibility of critical importance to the Sheriff's Office. This is measured by contributing materially to the success of field or administrative operational goals.

Guidelines for nominations are: Substantial cost saving, increased efficiency, increased effectiveness, enhanced public image, improved safety of members, or technical innovation. Long and faithful service shall not be considered for the Meritorious Service Medal.

2012 Recipients

 Captain William Mann

Ms. Becky Touchton

D/D David Chant

Sergeant Matthew Beebe
D/S Carrie Powers Sergeant Phillilp Petote
Lieutenant Rick Wright

2011 Recipients

Bailiff Laura Schlichting Lieutenant Thomas Laurell
Captain Keith "Andy" Ray Ms. Bea Reid
D/D Robert Hill Sergeant Gerald Dorman
D/D Timothy Wienk Sergeant Ronald Smith
D/S David Lacy Sergeant Ed Hoiler
Detective Gregory Cherven Sergeant Kenny Hill
Lieutenant Ian Floyd

2005 Recipients 

Sergeant Kevin McGraw Senior Drill Instructor James George
Senior Drill Instructor Randy McGuirt Senior Drill Instructor Lawrence Washington
Erica Allen Rachel Barefoot, Medical
Detention Deputy Karen Hall Barbara Mariani, Quality Assurance Analyst
Sergeant Dan Cooley Detective Vickie Callahan
Detective Sandra Scherer Kim Jones, PROCAP Project Coordinator/Trainer
Brad Copley, State Attorney's Office

2004 Recipients

Officer Horner Murder Investigation
Chief W. J. Martin Major Joe Halman
Lieutenant Brian Rall Lieutenant J. Britt Williams
Sergeant Deborah Hamilton Sergeant Julio Lima
Sergeant Michael Reckart Sergeant Raymond Swilley
Detective Louis Giampavolo Laurie Ward, Crime Scene Administrator
Nancy Shipman, Crime Scene Technician Lynda Raczynski, Crime Scene Technician
Susan Deese, Crime Scene Technician  
Hurricane
Major Francis Hart Captain Dennis Russell
Sergeant Charlie Fountain Detention Deputy Gregory Fraley
Miscellaneous
Captain Kurt Lockwood - Computerization of Bootcamp Sergeant Timothy Glover - Life Saving
Sergeant Shawn Stephenson - Professional Skills Sergeant Dennis Warren - Life Saving

2003 Recipients

Deputy Sheriff Brett Hulverson Deputy Sheriff Richard "Tom" Wheeler
Deputy Sheriff Eric Powers Donna Parker, Background Investigator
Dr. Ronald Case William Ken Lee, Background Investigator
Jennifer Williams, E. S. Manager Melissa Calandros, Staffing Specialist
Amy Thompson, Staffing Specialist