Deputy of the Month honorees were honored at a recent Township Trustees meeting.


Harrison Twp. Deputy of the Month Awards for 2016

Sheriffs at Trustee meeting II - Copy
(David Adams, Rod Brown, Akshay Gyan, Jason Flora, Brian Godsey, Johnathan Miller, Walt Steele)
(Not pictured: Joseph Schwieterman, Bryan Statzer, Craig Stone, Mark Chaney)

14 Deputies assigned to Harrison Twp. received the Deputy or Co-Deputy of the Month Award for 2016.  

2 d
eputies won Deputy of the Month twice in 2016
(John Miller and Bryan Statzer)

Brown, Rod, 3/31/2016 Responded to a fatal car crash related to a police pursuit. Immediately began to assess the scene.  Put out a car fire and assisted in pulling the victim from the burning vehicle.

Haas, Amber, 5/31/2016
Responded to a business alarm. Located a subject attempting to enter a back door with a crowbar.  Apprehended suspect and additional property that was taken at other burglaries in the area.

Schwieterman, Joseph, 5/31/2016 Responded to a business alarm. Located a subject attempting to enter a back door with a crowbar. Apprehended suspect and additional property that was taken at other burglaries in the area.

Stone, Craig, 5/31/2016 Responded to a business alarm. Located a subject attempting to enter a back door with a crowbar. Apprehended suspect and additional property that was taken at other burglaries in the area.

Steele, Walt, 6/30/2016 For his hard work and dedication in solving the missing person's case and homicide of a Harrison Township resident.

Miller, Johnathan, 6/30/2016 For his quick response and handling of a call where a male was holding a butcher knife to his stomach. After 25 minutes, the male put the knife down.

Gyan, Akshay, 7/30/2016 Assisting HHPD in locating and apprehending two subjects wanted for Felonious Assault on an officer.

Statzer, Bryan, 7/30/2016 Assisting HHPD in locating and apprehending two subjects wanted for Felonious Assault on an officer.

Adams, David, 8/30/2016 Burglary where 2 juveniles were in the home. Chaney and Adam’s quick response evaluating the situation and protecting the children hiding in the home; Miller for his quick response and assisting in escorting the 2 girls to safety.

Chaney, Mark, 8/30/2016 Burglary where 2 juveniles were in the home. Chaney and Adam’s quick response evaluating the situation and protecting the children hiding in the home; Miller for his quick response and assisting in escorting the 2 girls to safety.

Miller, Johnathan, 8/30/2016 Burglary where 2 juveniles were in the home. Chaney and Adam’s quick response evaluating the situation and protecting the children hiding in the home; Miller for his quick response and assisting in escorting the 2 girls to safety.

Statzer, Bryan, 9/30/2016 quick action during an Aggravated Robbery in Harrison Twp. after a foot pursuit was able to take the suspect into custody and located stolen items.

Flora, Jason, 10/31/2016 Dep. Flora was dispatched to an Aggravated Robbery victim advised he was robbed by gunpoint and stolen was $1100 and his leather jacket. Flora quickly gathered information on known suspects, coordinated a response, formulated an action plan set up on the suspects apartment led to be able to shut down a problem apartment that was being utilized to sell drugs and/or stolen property.

Godsey Brian 12/31/2016 2 males were robbed by 4-5 juveniles, 1 victim gave a description of the coat one suspect was wearing and that they ran into Northland Village. Dep. Godsey located 2 suspects were detained and found to have weapons on them; they admitted to the offense.