The Patriot

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

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

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

GALLANTRY STAR

The Gallantry Star is awarded for the arrest of a person who is a major threat to the safety and security of the community

HONORABLE SERVICE

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

EXCEPTIONAL DUTY

The Exceptional Duty medal is awarded for a creditable accomplishment to duty or service to the public

J. SIX - 2013

LIFE SAVING AWARD

The Life saving citation is awarded for alert action in the saving of a life

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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.

PATROL DEPUTY

2019 - K. Monohan
2020 - K. Monohan

JAIL DEPUTY

2019 - J. Marlow
2020 - J. Cebulski

DISPATCH DEPUTY

2019 - M. Garza
2020 - M. Garza

POSSE DEPUTY

2019 - R. Coulter
2020 - G. Gardner

EXCELLENCE IN TRAINING

Awarded annually to the Deputy with the highest training performance for the year.

PATROL DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

DEPUTY

2020 - T. Palocio

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.

PATROL DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

PATROL DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

OUTSTANDING SERVICE

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.

PATROL DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

JAIL/DISPATCH DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

POSSE DEPUTY

2019 - W. Hogue
2020 - N. Robison

WOUNDED IN COMBAT

The Wounded in Combat Citation is awarded for a wound received in the line of duty

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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

F. Frazee- 2014

DRUG BUSTER

The Drug Buster Citation is awarded for the successful arrest of a major narcotic criminal

J. SIX - 2014
J. SIX - 2015

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE

The Community Service Citation is awarded for voluntary assistance which improved services for the community

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GOOD CONDUCT

Good Conduct is awarded for one complete year without reprimand

J. SIX
W. Turner
F. Frazee
N. Robison
L. Elliott

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.

2014 - J. SIX
2015 - N. ROBISON
2016 - L. ELLIOTT
2017 - N. ROBISON
2018 - L. ELLIOTT

EXCELLENCE IN TRAINING

Excellence in training is awarded for excellent performance in training

J. SIX - 2013
J. SIX - 2014
J. SIX - 2015
W. TURNER - 2016
L. ELLIOTT - 2017
W. TURNER - 2018

FIELD TRAINING OFFICER

FTO is worn by members that are designated Training Officers for the Bent County Sheriff's Office

J. SIX - 2012
N. ROBISON - 2015
W. TURNER - 2016
L. ELLIOTT - 2017
W. HOGUE - 2019
W. WILLIAMS - 2019
J. SNOW - 2019

INSTRUCTOR

Instructor is worn by members that are certified as Law Enforcement Instructors and are actively being utilized in that capacity

DRIVING
INSTRUCTOR

LEAD
J. Six

L. Elliott
J. Snow
T. Chastain

ARREST CONTROL
INSTRUCTOR

LEAD
W. Turner

W. Hogue
C. Garcia
C. Dupree

FIREARMS
INSTRUCTOR

LEAD
N. Robison

F. Frazee - Firearms

OTHER
INSTRUCTORS

Intoxilizer: J. Clark