Kelowna Sheriff honoured by BC Gov't
Sep 22, 2013 / 4:29 pm
Inspector Nathan Davies of the Kelowna Sheriff’s Office is one of two sheriffs recognized in the province with high honours for outstanding achievement at an awards ceremony in Victoria on Saturday.
The Deputy Chief Gene Walsh Commendation, recognizes outstanding achievement and was awarded to Inspector Davies for excelling at his job, handling difficult situations with grace and professionalism and demonstrating a high level of dedication above and beyond the scope of his duties.
"Sheriffs play an important role of the Ministry of Justice and we are proud of their long and distinguished service to British Columbia. Congratulations to the sheriffs being recognized for their extraordinary dedication to the Sheriff Services and ensuring the safety and security of our courts,” shared Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton.
Fourteen sheriffs were also awarded the Peace Officer Exemplary Service medal (POESM) for service of 20 years or longer.
Sheriffs provide a vital service to British Columbia by ensuring the safety and security of all justice system participants, including the judiciary, legal counsel, accused and the public while on court property or during transport.
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