DCSO EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AT OPTIMIST CLUB 44TH ANNUAL RESPECT FOR LAW BANQUET
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office
ROSEBURG, Ore. - Three Sheriff's Office employees were recognized Friday evening at the Roseburg Optimist Club Annual Respect for Law Banquet.
The local group hosted their 44th annual banquet at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Friday evening, recognizing local offices from various law enforcement agencies throughout the county.
Renee Damas was recognized as the Douglas County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatcher of the Year. Damas was recognized for her dedication to the citizens of the county. She was described as always having an "upbeat and positive attitude". She has worked at the Sheriff's Office since 2012.
Corporal Kelly Dwight was honored as the Corrections Deputy of the Year. Cpl. Dwight. Dwight has spent 5.5 years with the agency serving in the jail. He is known for his can-do attitude and leadership abilities. Sheriff Hanlin said Dwight is an asset to the agency and the community.
Patrol Deputy of the Year was awarded to Deputy Michael Siemens. Siemens was recognized for his determination and investigative skills. He was applauded for his self-motivated policing and his ability to solve crime. Siemens, a 5.5 year employee, humbly accepted the award stating he was proud to work for the Sheriff's Office alongside his co-workers.
The club also awarded the honors to members of the Oregon State Police, Sutherlin, Roseburg and Winston Police Departments.