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  • Melvin Drum Chief Deputy of the Year Award

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    The Melvin Drum Chief Deputy of the Year Award is the Texas Chief Deputies Association’s highest honor, named for Melvin Drum who was the Chief Deputy of Ochiltree County. He was killed in the line of duty while on a traffic stop involving a domestic disturbance. Chief Drum was not only an outstanding Chief Deputy but also was extremely involved in his community, especially with youth activities.

    Recipients of this award embody not only the qualities set forth by Chief Drum but are also individuals who have provided exemplary service to the Texas Chief Deputies Association.

    The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2019. The recipient of the award will be recognized at the Texas Chief Deputies Association Banquet on Thursday evening, June 13, 2019 at our annual conference in Kerrville, Texas.

    Past Recipients

    2018
    John Oglesby
    DeWitt County
    2017
    David Johnson
    Potter County
    2016
    Clay Barton
    Kerr County
    2015
    Randy McDaniel
    Montgomery County
    2014
    Jesse Flores
    Dallas County
    2013
    Butch Davis
    Walker County
    2012
    Debbie Miller
    Ector County
    2011
    George Arispe
    Shleicher County
    2010
    Cheryl Martin
    Andrews County
    2009
    Bobby Garmon
    Smith County
    2008
    Charles Sullins
    Ellis County
    2007
    Ed Krevit
    Midland County
    2006
    David Warren
    Nolan County
    2005
    David Thurman
    Randall County
    2004
    Bo DeArmond
    Moore County
     

    Nominations

    DEADLINE
    The deadline for this year's nominations is May 1, 2019.
    Nominations are now open.

    SUBMISSION
    Send nominations to:
    Wayne Floyd
    Ochiltree County Sheriff’s Office
    21 SE 6th Street
    Perryton, TX 79070
    (806) 435-8000
    wfloyd@ochiltree.net