2011 Officers of the Year
Chief Deputy Roy Harris was flanked by the 2011 Officers of the Year. Deputy Gary Murphy (left) and Pvt. Alan Nevels (right) were honored at the 2012 Chatham County Sheriff’s Office Spring Awards Ceremony.
Deputy Gary Murphy is the 2011 Enforcement Bureau’s Officer of the Year. Murphy is assigned to Street Operations and works in the criminal warrant squad. He also conducts monthly training for his fellow deputies, the Sheriff’s Tactical and Reaction team and Explorer Post 876. He joined the CCSO in 1995.
Private Alan Nevels was named Officer of the Year by the Corrections Bureau. Nevels works in Housing Unit #2 and joined the department just four years ago. His supervisor, Lt. Julie Mitchell, said Nevels displays a keen sense of observation and security consciousness in performing his job properly.
2011 Civilians of the Year
Sheriff Al St Lawrence presented Diane Sasser with the Enforcement Employee of the Year award at the Spring Awards ceremony on April 19, 2012.
The 2011 Enforcement Bureau’s Civilian of the Month is Diane Sasser. Sasser is an administrative assistant for the court services division. She joined the CCSO nine years ago. Sasser’s coworkers say she always goes above and beyond the call of duty. Sasser is a part of the Sheriffic News team and helps organize the annual Poker Run.
Caption: Sheriff Al St Lawrence presented James Baker with the Corrections Employee of the Year award at the Spring Awards ceremony on April 19, 2012.
The engineering department’s James Baker is the 2011 Corrections Civilian of the Month. Baker has worked for the CCSO for 11 years. Chief Engineer Roger Martin said Baker is a great guy and can to anything mechanical or electrical.
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