Richland County Sheriff's Office Distributes Explorer Awards

  • 2/19/2019 2:07:25 PM
  • Jenna Ramolt
  • Local News

RICHLAND COUNTY, OH - February 11th, 2019, the Richland County Sheriff's Office awarded several "Explorer Awards" to young men and women who have greatly contributed to their community in the year 2018.

Those awards were shared on Facebook Monday evening. Brandon Stevens was awarded "Explorer of the Year." Dalton Deel was named "Most Improved Explorer," and Wyatt Enders received an award for "Exceptional Performance." Both Beth Bartlett and Brandon Stevens were awarded for "Life Saving Meritorious Action." Shelia Rhoades, who is not pictured, was given a certificate of appreciation.

Exploring is an interactive law enforcement career education program designed for young men and women from 14 to 20 years old, an affiliate of the Boy Scouts of America. Sheriff Sheldon sponsors the program at the Richland County Sheriff's Office, and Deputy Gary Kiener and Shelia Rhoades oversee the unit. All in all, the Explorers contributed 353.25 hours of community service in 2018.

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