Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri Presents the Annual Agency Awards Ceremony.
Presentations will be made to a total of over 100 individuals as well as:
Law Enforcement Deputy of the Year – A deputy who acted courageously when assigned to the US Marshals Task Force – in the Hydra Lacey case –which claimed the lives of two St. Petersburg Police Officers.
Detention Deputy of the Year – Awarded to a deputy for exemplary service.
Forensic Science Specialist of the Year – Awarded to a Specialist for her contribution in solving the murder of a convenience store clerk in Seminole.
The Jackie Clement Award – For an outstanding performance by a support staff member in the Child Protection Investigation Unit.
What: The Sheriff’s Annual Awards Ceremony recognizes courageous service as well as personal initiative in solving crimes and providing public service.
Where: The ceremony will take place at the City of Seminole Recreation Auditorium, located at 9100 113th Street, Seminole
When: The ceremony is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2012.
Agency members will also receive awards in these categories:
Certificate of Professionalism – For an outstanding performance or achievement which brings credit to the agency.
Gold Star – For saving a life in a non-threatening situation or for an exemplary act.
Unit Achievement Award – For excellence in a group effort in an investigation or project.
Excellent Service – Awarded for a major accomplishment or arrest.
Meritorious Service - Awarded for a heroic act of while attempting to save a life.
Exceptional Service – Awarded for a heroic act involving grave personal danger.
Combat Cross – Awarded for an act of heroism while engaged with an armed adversary.