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Optimist Officer of the Year 2014

Criminal Investigations Department (CID) all department staff were awarded this year.

Paul G. Wilson Award 

Sheriff Kevin L. Auten was awarded the Paul G. Wilson Award. The award honors the officer who embodies the spirit of the late Paul Wilson.

Rotary Club 2014 Awards

Sergeant Greg M. Hannold

Veteran Officer of the year, graduated from Catawba College and earned Master's Degree from Methodist University. Sheriff Auten said Hannold had served in several capacities since joining the department in 2007 - Bailiff, Child Abuse Investigator, and In Service Training Officer - and last year changed to the Civil Department.

Greg M. Hannold

Deputy Cody Trexler

Rookie Officer of the year, is a graduate of East Rowan High School and Rowan Cabarrus Community College. Sheriff Auten said, Trexler had a 69 percent clearance rate last year as a patrol deputy and does a good job of staying in touch with crime victims. His goal is to become an investigator.

Deputy Cody Trexler