Officer Jared Griffith has been honored because the Sully District Police Station’s Officer of the Quarter for the primary quarter of 2021. He was acknowledged at a current on-line assembly of the station’s Residents Advisory Committee.
Police Sgt. Rick Lehr was the one who nominated him. In his nominating letter, he famous that Griffith graduated from the Fairfax County Legal Justice Academy in Might 2019. Initially assigned to the Reston District Station upon completion of his coaching, Griffith later transferred to Sully District Station’s Midnight B shift, a couple of 12 months in the past.
“From that point, he has proven every night time that he’s a tireless workhorse devoted to site visitors security and retaining the roadways secure for everybody,” wrote Lehr. “He demonstrates his dedication by always discovering impaired drivers on the street. Griffith made 34 DUI arrests in 2020 and, by mid-April of this 12 months, he’d made 12 extra DUI arrests.”
Lehr stated Griffith presently leads the Sully District Station in these arrests and is second within the county. “Whereas he enjoys working in Sully, he hopes to additional his ardour by changing into a member of our DWI Enforcement Crew at our Operations Help Bureau,” wrote Lehr. “Drunk and impaired drivers are a hazard to everybody on the roads, and it’s crucial that officers give attention to this security challenge.”
Along with taking drunk drivers off the street, Griffith additionally focuses on basic site visitors security whereas doing group policing. “His constructive perspective, motivation and want to maintain the Sully group secure are to be counseled,” wrote Lehr. “And all these parts make him deserving of the Sully Officer of the Quarter award for the primary quarter of 2021.”