Annual Columbia County Awards Presentation - 2017

Lifesaving Award

  • Dispatcher Channing Johnston for actions on November 13th, 2016 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Deputy Darrell Ward for actions on April 22nd, 2017 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Dispatcher William Breunig for actions on October 16th, 2017 resulting in saving of human life.
  • Deputy Craig Crary for actions on October 16th, 2017 resulting in saving of human life.

Citizen Recognition Award

  • Alex Knoebel for actions preventing a house fire on March 3rd, 2017.
  • Chris and Dick Reents for actions assisting with a water rescue on July 30th, 2017.
  • Alex Wade for actions during a large scale critical incident on May 31st, 2017.
  • Shannon Kuhl for actions protecting others from great bodily harm on August 21st, 2017.

Problem Solving Award

  • Dispatcher Leonel Ramirez for actions during a large scale critical incident on May 31st, 2017.
  • Jailer Chandra DeYoung for actions during an intake evaluation on September 30th, 2017.
  • Jailer Marcus Badger for actions during an intake evaluation on September 30th, 2017.

Medal of Valor

  • Deputy Jordan Haueter for extraordinary acts of bravery/heroism in performance of his duty on August 21st, 2017.
20 Years Of Service Award
  • Secretary Kimberly Stilwell
  • Dispatcher William Breunig
  • Lieutenant James Stilson
  • Sergeant Todd Horn
  • Deputy Terri Pulvermacher
  • Deputy Max Jenatscheck
25 Years Of Service Award
  • Lieutenant Roger Brandner