Sheriff’s Office Holds Employee Of The Year Awards Ceremony
Yulee, Fla. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office held their annual Employee of the Year ceremony on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Florida State College at Jacksonville Nassau Campus.
Sheriff Bill Leeper recognized those members of the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, who through their dedication and commitment to our community, have placed themselves in harm’s way to keep innocent citizens from being harmed; who through their experience, have saved a life of a citizen; or through their exceptional and outstanding service, ensure the quality of life all of us have come to expect living in Nassau County.
Those honored for their outstanding efforts during 2014 were:
Volunteer of the Year – William Patterson
Civilian Employee of the Year – Dorothy “Dell” Hodges
Communications Officer of the Year – Linda Ottinger
Detention Deputy of the Year – Charles Gander
Investigator of the Year – Donald Brewer
Patrol Deputy of the Year – William Wettstein
Supervisor of the Year – Lieutenant Renee Braddock
Others who were also recognized were:
Detective Ray Rhoden, for being nominated by NCSO for the Florida Retail Federation Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.
Sergeant Scott Gearis, Deputy Ken Clements and Deputy Thomas Kelley for being recognized by the Florida Sheriff’s Association as a finalist for the FSA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Deputy Kellum Paolillo and Deputy Dallas Palecek for their efforts in traffic safety.
“Our employees are our most valuable asset and we must do all we can to make sure they are appreciated and rewarded for their hard work,” said Sheriff Leeper.