Sheriff’s Department employees earn awards

  • Friday, February 28, 2014

  • Updated Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:32 pm

Deputy Sheriff of the Year was awarded to Henry Betts.

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Sheriff Lane Cribb recently awarded employees with honors for their outstanding performance during 2013.

Correctional Officer of the Year

The Correctional Officer of the Year was awarded to Jimmy Smith. Corporal Smith has been employed by the Georgetown County Detention Center for 3 ½ years. Corporal Smith, a native of Georgetown, started his employment as a floor security officer and was transferred to a booking officer. Corporal Smith enjoys working at the detention center and has goals to advance his career and become a Class 1 Officer at the sheriff’s office.

Deputy Sheriff of the Year

Deputy Sheriff of the Year was awarded to Henry Betts. Deputy Betts, who has been employed with the sheriff’s office for 5 years, is assigned to the Animal Control Unit. Deputy Betts is federally certified in animal control by the National Animal Control Association, currently a member of the National Animal Control Association and the SC Animal Care and Control Association, and Vice President of the Coastal Carolina Shields. Deputy Betts retired from the NYPD Highway Patrol as a Sergeant after 23 years of service.

Challenge Coins

The following employees received challenge coins for outstanding service during 2013. Sheriff’s Deputies Dawud Aswad, Hunter Causey, Mandy Glover, Jana Grubbs, Brandon Lee, Robbie Sarvis, Karl Tanner, Nicholas Trevathan, and Joseph Wilson. Correctional Officers Neal Boshears, James Drye, Letha Grant, Veronica Gibbs, Anthony Matthews, Lloyd McCrea, Lucy Perez, Jamie Poinsette, Marquis Wright, and Pastor Charles Williams.

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