Awards

Sheriff Of The Year:

Phillip Thompson - sheriff of the year

Phillip Thompson
Horry County Sheriff's Office

The South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is proud to announce that Sheriff Steve Mueller of Cherokee County was recognized as the Sheriff of the Year at the SC Sheriffs' Association Awards Banquet held Monday, July 10th in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Deputy Of The Year:

Deputy of the year - sgt. Wesley Floyd

Sgt. Wesley Floyd
Sumter County Sheriff's Office

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Detention Officer of the Year:

Master deputy melissa last

Master Deputy Melissa Last
Charleston County Sheriff's Office

The South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is proud to announce that Master Deputy Melissa Last of Charleston County was recognized as the Detention Office of the Year at the SC Sheriffs' Association Awards Banquet held Monday, July 10th in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Medal Of Valor Awards January 2017:

medal of Valor recipients 2017

Medal of Valor Recipients - (Left to Right) Dep Carl 'CJ" Quinlan, Orangeburg, Corp William Odom, Florence, Dep Tyler Urquhart, Florence, Corp Kimber Gist, Berkeley

Photo Gallery, 2017 SCSA Winter Conference Medal of Valor Banquet, January 26


SCSA Awards Recognition Program:

The South Carolina Sheriffs' Association Awards Program recognizes and awards outstanding performance of a deputy sheriff or citizen in a variety of areas. A request for award recognition along with pertinent details must be submitted to the SCSA Executive Director for approval. A certificate and medal will be provided to the Sheriff for award at a time and venue of his choosing. The cost for award medals if $75.00. A description of the award criteria for each category is provided.

Please contact Gabrielle Barnes if you are interested in submitting an award request.

Police Medal Of Honor
This medal with a certificate and memorial flag are provided without cost to the family of an officer killed in the line of duty.

Legion Of Honor
For officers who while performing their duties are injured. If they require medical attention and are off duty for 3 days or more, this award is issued.

Outstanding Commendation
This award is for those law enforcement officers who should be commended for an outstanding act during the performance of their duties.

Criminal Investigation Award
In recognition of those detectives or investigators who perform an outstanding job in solving cases.

Detention Officer Award
Possibly the most overlooked peace officers are those men and women who take into custody persons charged with crimes, who are later convicted and placed in jails or prisons. This award is for 5 or more years of honorable services or for an act/deed that promotes safety within the jail or prison for inmates and fellow officers. It also acts as a service medal for anyone who has retired from the corrections profession.

K-9 Service
For the K-9 police dog that assists in the apprehension of criminals and the prevention of crime.

Life Saving Award
For law enforcement, EMTs, firefighters or citizens whose actions save the life of a fellow citizen in an emergency.

Merit Award For Excellent Arrest
This award covers any peace officers who while on or off duty arrests a dangerous felon.

Honor Award for Public Service
This award may be issued to law enforcement officers, elected officials or citizens whose leadership skills are outstanding in reducing crime or assisting departments in volunteer activities.

Distinguished Police Service Award
For long and honorable service as a law enforcement officer for 5 or more years, or given at retirement.

Civilian Medal of Appreciation
This award is to thank a citizen for support of law enforcement by services or an act of valor. It can also be used to recognize private security whose actions aid local law enforcement.

K-9 Memorial
For the K-9 police dog killed in the line of duty.

See Some Examples:

medal of honor
Medal of Honor
Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor
Life saving award
Life Saving Award
Merit Award Excellent Arrest
Merit Award Excellent Arrest
Outstanding Commendation
Outstanding Commendation
Honor Award Public Service
Honor Award Public Service
Criminal Investigation Award
Criminal Investigation Award
Distinguished Police Service
Distinguished Police Service
Correctional Officer Award
Correctional Officer
Award
Civilian Medal of Appreciation
Civilian Medal of Appreciation
K-9 Service
K-9 Service
K-9 Memorial
K-9 Memorial