Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is honored to recognize several employees as well as citizens at an awards ceremony on November 17, 2010, 5:30 pm at the County Commissioners Hearing Room located at 100 Third St, Castle Rock, CO. Awards to be presented will include:
- Medal of Valor: recognizes employees who have risked their lives in the line of duty or performed under life-threatening conditions above and beyond their required scope of duty while protecting the lives of others.
- Purple Heart: awarded to employees who suffer serious line of duty injuries caused by the act of an aggressor and which are directly related to their law enforcement or detention service, either on or off-duty.
- Life Saving: the saving of a citizen and/or a fellow employee.
- Meritorious Conduct: awarded to members whose conduct or performance is brave, exemplary, or where a significant risk of injury to the member exists. Also made to those who contribute significantly to the Office over an extended period in operational or support functions by advancing the idea of excellence in police work.
- Meritorious Service: This award is presented to employees who contribute significantly to the Office over an extended period in operational or support functions by advancing the idea of excellence in police work.
- Sheriff Commendation: granted by the Sheriff to any member or citizen for an outstanding act or achievement.
- Employee of the Year: This award is presented to Office three members: commissioned, civilian, and volunteer.
Douglas County Sheriff David A. Weaver is especially proud of these ceremonies and finds that these awards symbolize the commitment that members of the Sheriff’s Office and citizens have to their community. “I am truly humbled to be surrounded by a group of people that show true heroism and dedication on a daily basis. This makes me extremely proud to be the Sheriff of Douglas County.”