The Pima County Sheriff’s Division acknowledged dozens of staffers in addition to members of the group throughout its thirty first annual awards ceremony Friday.
Honors have been reserved for members of the group who’ve displayed exemplary ranges of service in addition to these locally who’ve supported the Sheriff’s Division.
The medal of honor was awarded to Sgt. Brian Kunze, who was additionally certainly one of 4 to obtain a purple coronary heart award. Different purple coronary heart recipients embrace deputies Koby Knodle, Travis Rice and Jesus Vivaldo.
The medal of valor was given to deputies Richard Koz and Kurt Schumacher. Deputies Russell Gibson and Jairo Tadeo have been honored with medals of benefit.
Deputies Adrian Gallo and Joe Serrano, who rescued a lady from a burning truck, have been introduced with Carnegie Hero medals from the nationwide Carnegie Hero Fund Fee.
The next groups have been acknowledged with the Sheriff’s Unit Commendation: home violence, motorbike, recruiting, SAV patrol, SCHAAD process drive, faculty useful resource officers and the TARNOW activity drive.
Public security achievement medals have been awarded to twenty regulation enforcement officers of varied ranks; a dozen group members acquired citizen medals; and almost three dozen others got sheriff’s commendation certificates.
9 individuals have been additionally honored with public service achievement medals.
Particular recognitions went to Janet Hearn — Buddies of the Benson Library, Pima County Chief Info Officer Jesse Rodriguez, and Stacey Roseberry, Deputy County Lawyer from the Pima County Lawyer’s Workplace.