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2020 Deputy of the Year


Jones County Sheriff's Department Deputy Derick Knight was honored with the 2020 Deputy of the Year award at the department's Christmas Party on Saturday night. Deputy Knight was selected by his fellow JCSD deputies for this prestigious honor.
Sheriff Joe Berlin noted in presenting the award, "Deputy Derick Knight has performed his duties in a exceptional manner during 2020 and is certainly well deserving of this honor."
JCSD Patrol Division Captain Scott Sims concludes, "Our deputies put their lives and their families' futures on the line each and every day. Deputy Knight, who is one of our K-9 deputies, has performed his duties in an exemplary manner in 2020 which his peers recognized."
Pictured left to right are Jones County Sheriff's Department personnel as follows: Patrol Division Captain Scott Sims, Deputy Derick Knight, Sheriff Joe Berlin, and Chief Deputy Mitch Sumrall.
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