Sheriff's Office

2011 Officer of the Year Awards

Honor Gaurd


Lt. Randy Sinclair "Veteran Officer of the Year"

1st Lt. Tim Wyrick Honored as Overall Officer of the Year


2010 Officers of the Year


OFFICER OF THE YEAR
During the awards ceremony held on May 14th, Detective Jeremy Alderman was honored as the Rowan County Sheriff's Office 2010 Optimist Officer of the Year. The event is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Optimist Clubs of Rowan County.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

During the awards ceremony the Rowan County Sheriff's Office "Rookie" Officer of the Year. The event was held at the Salisbury Rotary Club, Salisbury and is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Rotary Club of Salisbury.

VETERAN OFFICER OF THE YEAR


During the awards ceremony held on May 20th, Detention Officer Audrey Rankin was honored as the Rowan County Sheriff's Office "Veteran" Officer of the Year. The event was held at the Salisbury Rotary Club, Salisbury and is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Rotary Club of Salisbury.


Image of Officer of the yearMike A Brady

During the awards ceremony held on May 14th, Deputy Sheriff M.A. Brady was honored as the Rowan County Sheriff's Office 2009 Optimist Officer of the Year. The event was held at the Holiday Inn, Salisbury and is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Optimist Clubs of Rowan County.

Mike is currently a Patrol Sergeant and has been a law enforcement officer for the past twenty-two years. Prior to coming to Salisbury, Sergeant Brady served with the Cooleemee Police Department and the Davie County Sheriff's Office. Sergeant Brady is a certified law enforcement instructor and holds his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the North Carolina Sheriff's Education & Training Standards.

During his tour with this agency, Mike has served in the positions of patrol officer, criminal investigator, drug investigator, and now supervises a patrol squad. He currently leads the agency's Disaster Response Team and serves as the department liason with the Sheriff's Office Explorer Program. In addition to his work with this agency, Mike volunteers his time with the Rowan County Special Olympics, the Challenger Baseball League for handicapped children, Boy Scout events, and the annual Relay for Life

Image of Officer of the yearJagger Naves

During the awards ceremony held on May 20th, Deputy Sheriff Jagger Naves was honored as the Rowan County Sheriff's Office "Rookie" Officer of the Year. The event was held at the Salisbury Rotary Club, Salisbury and is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Rotary Club of Salisbury.

Deputy Sheriff Naves, originally from the State of Massachusetts, relocated to Rowan County in 1996. He completed high school at West Rowan Senior High and attended Rowan Cabarrus Community College for his Basic Law Enforcement Training. To date, he has completed over 1000 training hours.

Jagger joined the Rowan County Sheriff's Office in February of 2007 as a patrol officer. He is very enthusiastic and pro-active while on duty. He possesses a sincere desire to make the community safe and to get illegal narcotics off the street. Last year, Deputy Sheriff Naves made 191 arrest, with 24 of those being drug arrest and 5 for DWI. In January of this year, Jagger was transferred to the Community Safety Unit and thus far has accumulated 26 drug and 6 DWI arrest.

Deputy Sheriff Naves is married and has a 4-year old son. His interests include drag racing, and with his company, "Earth Shaking Entertainment", travels the east coast on the Pro-funny car circuit.

Image of Officer of the yearDetention Officer Charles Hess

During the awards ceremony held on May 20th, Detention Officer Charles Hess was honored as the Rowan County Sheriff's Office "Veteran" Officer of the Year. The event was held at the Salisbury Rotary Club, Salisbury and is a yearly event sponsored each year by the Rotary Club of Salisbury.

Hess is a 1973 graduate of East Rowan Senior High School and married to the former Leann Whitaker of Salisbury. He has two daughters, one son, and five grandchildren. Hess attends Salem Lutheran Church and says his most enjoyable times are spent with his family while fishing at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Charles has been employed with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office since June of 2003. Hess attended and completed Basic Detention Officers Training at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Hess was promoted to Master Detention Officer in August of 2006 and his current position is that of Maintenance Officer for the entire Rowan County Detention Center where he is responsible for all electrical, plumbling, and any mechanical failures in the facility.

  
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