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Commissioner's Award of Excellence

  • FEBRUARY 2016 WINNER - Dan Miller
    County Corrections;
    Category - Valor

Dan Miller, Assistant Maintenance and Construction Manager for Corrections, received the Commissioners' Award of Excellence for February, 2016 at the March 15, 2016 meeting of the Board. His career with the County began in January, 2011. He was nominated by Anthony Brockman, Correctional Officer, in the category of Valor.

In his nomination, Mr. Brockman stated, "On November 12, 2015, an officer was trying to gain control of an inmate when the inmate began assaulting him. Dan happened to be doing maintenance work in this area, and did not hesitate to respond, helping subdue the inmate and thus protect the officer from being seriously injured".

Roma Amundson, Board Chair, thanked Mr. Miller for his observation and immediate response to this situation, keeping it from becoming more serious. She stated, "On behalf of the Board, I am pleased to present you with this award. You are to be commended for your actions to ensure the safety of the officer. We are pleased to have this opportunity to recognize you."