Recent News, Events & Releases09/11
2014 EMPLOYEE OF THE 2nd QUARTER, DEPUTY DAVID WEST
Deputy David West was named Employee of the Quarter ending June 30, 2014. David is noted as being an “exceptional employee who goes beyond his duties each day.” West is noted as performing every aspect of his job “exceptionally well” and that he is a “great addition” to the court division. Dep. West supervisors and peers see him as always very observant and demonstrate a keen zeal, and is very diligent in his work. David’s dependability and willingness to assist the general public, deputies, court staff and supervisors is outstanding. Dep. West is noted as one who takes initiative and has an exceptional attitude; he takes pride in his work and it shows. Peers say of David that “you can always count on him”! David unselfishly volunteers himself to be available outside the parameters of his normal work duties with a strong commitment to assist in the goals and objectives of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy West has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since July 7, 1996.
Please congratulate Deputy David West on a job well done!
2014 EMPLOYEE OF THE 1st QUARTER, DEPUTY DAVID STEWART
Deputy David Stewart was named Employee of the Quarter ending March 31, 2014. David is noted as being a tireless worker and is recognized for his exemplary contributions in performance, by constantly exceeding what is expected of him. David is seen as dependable and will not hesitate to assist staff. Deputy Stewart’s excellence in service, communication and cooperation sets a fine example. His supervisors see him as always striving and being very conscientious about his work performance. David is described as versatile, a person “always willing to go the extra mile and exhibits a passion for any assignment. David was instrumental in the investigation and prosecution of street gangs that were attempting to gain members and power in the jail. The work environment in the jail is much safer, due to Deputy Stewart’s noteworthy actions. Deputy. Stewart received nominations from his peers and supervisors. All note him as being a complete professional in all aspects of his duties. “David is a stellar employee who demonstrates noteworthy behaviors in the performance of his duties.” Deputy Stewart has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since May 2, 2011.
Please congratulate Deputy Stewart on a job well done!
2013 JOE ADAMS, COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD, DEPUTY MIKE WILLIAMS
2013 JOE ADAMS COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
(Employee (s)) who exemplify positive efforts through volunteerism and humanitarianism).
This award is presented in memory of Sheriff Joe Adams (1953-1973) for contributions to our community as a whole.
DEPUTY MIKE WILLIAMS
Deputy Mike Williams is employed as a Deputy with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and is the handler for the posse K-9 Officer, Snickers. Deputy Williams is very active in our community and with the Sheriff’s Community Posse and Youth Initiatives. During the 2013 year, Dep. Williams worked closely with Child/ID Fingerprinting, Coosa Valley Fair, Cops for Kids, TEEN MAZE, Sheriff Santa, and other safety awareness events. Deputy Williams has been instrumental in the role he plays in the Floyd County Sheriff’s Posse. A new vehicle that will be used for posse led searches and related activities, was introduced by Sheriff Burkhalter. This vehicle was obtained through various sponsors and donations from the Rome Floyd county community. This badly needed vehicle will greatly enhance the effectiveness of future searches conducted by the Posse. Dep. Williams’ partner, Posse K-9 Snickers, has also become a crucial part of the Sheriff’s Office mission to serve the community. During the 2013 year, Snickers located a missing elderly female who was lost in the woods. For his actions, Deputy Williams was awarded a “Life Saver” award. Deputy Mike’s undying devotion compels him to work countless hours with diligent effort. Deputy Williams volunteers his personal time, travelling to various cities, states and locations. Deputy Williams never complains about extended hours or numerous call outs; he graciously and eagerly rise to each incidence, wholeheartedly and gives it his all! Deputy Williams believes that this service offers a since of hope and a visible fellowship. Deputy Williams is emergency rescue certified and has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since December 1, 2010.
2013 FIELD OPERATIONS, EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR, DEPUTY BRANDY BURT
2013 FIELD OPERATIONS
EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
DEPUTY BRANDY BURT
DEPUTY BRANDY BURT was honored by the Employee Recognition Committee as being a devoted employee who displays a positive attitude that goes beyond the normal limits of her daily duties to assist others. Dep. Burt is one who represents the sheriff’s office well! Recently, Dep. Burt responded to a member of the general public, not knowing that she was the mother of one of our employees. During this action, Deputy Burt went above and beyond what is required of her post, but is one such example of her responsiveness towards the public and true willingness to help others. While performing her daily duties, Deputy Burt demonstrates an optimal attitude, displaying the enjoyment she has in her work. She is very active in various community service events of the Sheriff’s Office and volunteers her time with various youth initiative incentives and events such as the Sheriff Santa, Child ID/Fingerprinting, and Cops for Kids. Deputy Burt has been employed with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office since December 10, 2007.