Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons and Chief Tommi Lyter introduced awards to the next Escambia County Sheriff’s Workplace workers and deputies not too long ago:
Marcus Faulkner was awarded the Civilian Service Medal for assembly the challenges COVID-19 and Hurricane Sally introduced through the 12 months 2020. Faulkner was additionally the recipient of the Legislation Enforcement Worker of the Quarter.
Crime Scene Supervisor Lacey Oden was awarded the Achievement Medal for receiving a Grasp of Science diploma in Forensic Science from Oklahoma State College.
Sergeant Vincent Odenbrett was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and Cole Chancellor was awarded the Civilian Service Medal for distinctive professionalism and assembly the advanced job of retaining the Escambia County Sheriff’s Workplace in compliance and accredited.
Grasp Deputy Michael Moulton and Deputy 1st Class Thomas Garrett had been awarded the Life Saving Medal for saving the lifetime of Ronnie Golloher, who was in cardiac arrest throughout Hurricane Sally.
Senior Deputy Samuel Shelley and Deputy 1st Class Jeremiah Meeks had been awarded the Legion of Benefit Medal for being acknowledged yearly (2016 – 2020) by MADD for excellent achievement in relation to DUI arrests. Shelley was additionally the recipient of the Achievement Medal for changing into a Licensed Drug Recognition Skilled.
The Medal of Braveness was introduced to Grasp Deputy Matt Watkins, Deputy Trenton Hershberger, and Deputy Daniel Weller, who had been engaged in a prolonged alternate of gunfire with a violent suspect who was wished for aggravated assault and battery on a legislation enforcement officer. Watkins, Hershberger, and Weller confirmed excessive bravery within the face of hazard by staying within the gunfight and aiding with apprehending the armed and harmful suspect.
The Medal of Valor was introduced to Senior Deputy Douglas Shoemaker. Shoemaker was additionally the recipient of the Purple Coronary heart and Legislation Enforcement Officer of the Quarter. Senior Deputy Douglas Shoemaker responded to a suicidal threats name, and upon his arrival, he was met with open gunfire. Shoemaker was struck a number of occasions, and regardless of being wounded, Shoemaker was capable of keep his composure whereas returning fireplace.
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