On June 21, 2004, the following officers were recognized as "Officers of the Quarter" and reflect great credit upon themselves and in keeping with the highest traditions of the Sheriff's Office.
Deputy Sheriff of the First Quarter of 2004: Deputy First Class Julie L. Yingling is recognized as the Deputy of the First Quarter of 2004 for consistently posting the highest statistics amongst the officers assigned to Squad 2. She manages her time effectively and gives equal attention to criminal enforcement, traffic enforcement, prevention efforts, follow-up investigations, and service of assigned summonses. While conducting investigations and handling calls, she consistently adheres to Sheriff's Office policy. DFC Yingling is extremely reliable, always punctual for work and court appearances, and seldom utilizes any unscheduled leave. She strives to better herself by frequently seeking training and has been assigned the collateral duty of Burglary Prevention Officer.
As a result of DFC Yingling's outstanding performance the first quarter of 2004, and her continuing dedication to improving herself and becoming a top-notch patrol officer, she is named Deputy of the Quarter for the First Quarter of 2004.
Correctional Officer of the First Quarter of 2004: Correctional Officer First Class Richard B. Deml is a well rounded officer who maintains his personal appearance in accordance with agency standards on a daily basis. His communication skills are outstanding not only with staff but as well as with inmates and detainees. Correctional Officer Deml has consistently performed his daily duties successfully along with maintaining his collateral duty of camera maintenance. CFC Deml has demonstrated his dedication to the agency by assisting his co-workers in a positive manner thus boosting morale. For example, during the past four (4) months, the Corrections Division has welcomed 17 new correctional officers, in which, CFC Deml was either the primary field training officer or secondary officer for more than half of the officers.
As a result of CFC Deml's exemplary performance which included assistance with the Emergency Response Team while conducting a sweep of the Work Release and Work Incentive Units resulting in the removal of 13 inmates from the area, he is named Correctional Officer of the First Quarter of 2004.