Worn in Dedication to the defense and protection of the United States Flag and our Country. A symbol of our oath to support the Constitution of the United States.
This Citation is worn by all sworn members of the Bent County Sheriff's Office.
MEDAL OF HONOR
The Medal of Honor is awarded for an outstanding act in the line of duty with substantial risk to the safety of the Deputy's Life
The Meritorious Service medal is awarded for a highly unusual accomplishment under adverse conditions with some degree of hazard to life and limb to the nominee or where death or injury to a third party was prevented
The Gallantry Star is awarded for the arrest of a person who is a major threat to the safety and security of the community
The Honorable Service Medal is awarded for a creditable act in the line of duty and is unusual in nature, showing initiative and accomplishment
J. SIX - 2015
The Exceptional Duty medal is awarded for a creditable accomplishment to duty or service to the public
J. SIX - 2013 W. Williams - 2020
LIFE SAVING AWARD
The Life saving citation is awarded for alert action in the saving of a life
DEPUTY OF THE YEAR
The Deputy of the Year citation is awarded to the Deputy that best demonstrates and continually promotes the Office's goals and mission.
2019 - K. Monohan 2020 - K. Monohan 2021 - K. Monohan
2019 - J. Marlow 2020 - J. Cebulski 2021 - J. Cebulski
2019 - M. Garza 2020 - M. Garza 2021 - M. Garza
2019 - R. Coulter 2020 - G. Gardner 2021 - G. Gardner
EXCELLENCE IN TRAINING
Awarded annually to the Deputy with the highest training performance for the year.
2020 - N. Robison 2021 - J. Snow
2020 - T. Palocio 2021 - B. Snover
DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE
Dedication to Excellence honors an individual who, in the past year, has gone above and beyond normal expectations by working extra hours, making extra effort to ensure the safety and security of staff members, inmates, and the general public.
2020 - N. Robison 2021 - W. Williams
2020 - R. Eddings 2021 - B. Snover
Outstanding Service recognizes an individual for characteristics of work that exemplifies professionalism, quality, and distinction. The traits this individual displayed are ideal in Law Enforcement and the Bent County Sheriff’s Office.
2020 - N. Robison 2021 - J. Snow
2021 - J. Cebulski
2019 - G. Gardner 2020 - D. Six 2021 - D. Six
WOUNDED IN COMBAT
The Wounded in Combat Citation is awarded for a wound received in the line of duty
The Sheriff's Citation
The Sheriff's citation is awarded for an act or achievement by a Sheriff or Undersheriff bringing acclaim to the Office and the Law Enforcement profession
The Drug Buster Citation is awarded for the successful arrest of a major narcotic criminal
J. SIX - 2014 J. SIX - 2015 J. Snow - 2019
The Distinguished Service citation is awarded for a highly credible accomplishment bringing public acclaim to the Deputy, his/her Office or the Law Enforcement Profession as a result of training and devotion to duty or service to the public
W. TURNER - 2014 G. Gardner - 2019
The Community Service Citation is awarded for voluntary assistance which improved services for the community
Good Conduct is awarded for one complete year without reprimand
FIELD TRAINING OFFICER
FTO is worn by members that are designated Training Officers for the Bent County Sheriff's Office
J. SIX - 2012 W. TURNER - 2016 L. ELLIOTT - 2017 W. WILLIAMS - 2019 J. SNOW - 2019 T. Appel - 2019
Instructor is worn by members that are certified as Law Enforcement Instructors and are actively being utilized in that capacity