Class 307-19 Graduation

A special night for 29 cadets as it marks their graduation from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy! Hundreds of family and friends joined Sheriff Daron Hall‬ to celebrate their achievements and to witness the swearing-in of our newest officers! Congratulations!

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Officer and Employee of the Month – August

This morning we held our monthly meeting honoring our Officer and Employee of the month winners. Congratulations to MCC Corporal Constance Mackey (3.5 years) and from Training Sarah Ferrin (6.75 years). Both honorees were had prior commitments and will be recognized at the September meeting.

The American Jail Association President-Elect Marsha Travis was onsite with Chief Deputy John Ford to present certificates to our latest employees to earn the title of Certified Jail Manager. Congratulations to Chief of Security Carla Joseph and Lieutenant Cassie Thomas!

Each month we nominate a #SuperTweeter! This person through either Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram is our foremost online advocate and helps us spread the word about the great work being done by our officers/staff! Congratulations to our newest #SuperTweeter, Gredonna Wilkerson!

Earlier in the month Retired Sgt. Major Wayne Curry, now with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), stopped by to recognize the efforts of Booking Supervisor Lisa Biggers. Ms. Biggers was nominated for the “Patriotic Employer” award by Prisoner Processor Maceo Ali for her above and beyond support throughout his various deployments. Today, Chief Ford read her nomination for those in attendance and congratulated her on a job well done.

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Lifecycle 2019

Officer and Employee of the Month – November 2018

On November 7, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office held its monthly meeting honoring our Officer and Employee of the month winners. Congratulations to our most current Officer/Employee of the Month: Transportation Corporal Morris Craven (14 years) and from HDC Administration Missy Flenoid (19 years). With both honorees out of town for the October meeting, we also celebrated the September Officer/Employee of the Month honorees: Corporal Paul Miller and Case Manager Kinya Jamison! Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to the newest member of our #SuperTweeter club, Officer Michael Martinez. This morning he received our Exceptional Service coin for his work in helping us spread the word about the great work being done by our officers/staff, and for being our foremost online advocate!

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DCSO Volunteers at Titans Opener

Personnel from Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Nashville Fire, and Nashville Sheriff came together for the pregame 9/11 tribute ceremony at the Tennessee Titans home opener! The ceremony included a F-16 flyover, National Anthem by Michael W. Smith, and several us were able to meet a hometown hero, the Titans 12th Man, Mr. James Shaw Jr.!

A big THANK YOU to our volunteers! Their day started at 7:30 am at the MNPD’s North Precinct, shuttled to the Titans practice facility for breakfast and to practice unfurling the 150 feet by 300 feet (approximately 1,200 pounds) American flag. From there everyone was shuttled to the Titans vs. Texans game to watch warm-ups from the field, meet the Titans 12th Man, James Shaw Jr., and some even played a little catch with J.J. Watt!

On top of all of this, TITANS WIN!

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Officer and Employee of the Month – September 2018

Congratulations to our Officer/Employee of the Month: Corporal Samuel Jines and Case Worker Kendra Whidbee. Cpl. Jines was nominated for “going above and beyond to respond/render aid” during a critical incident and Ms. Whidbee for her “positive, uplifting and approachable” demeanor!

In August, Officers/Employees at our Sheriff’s North Complex were able to raise more than $1,200 with a cookout fundraiser to benefit The Last Minute Toy Store.With this money, hundreds of additional toys will be purchased to help local children this holiday season.

Congratulations to the newest member of our #SuperTweeter club, Warrant Officer Robert Williams. This morning he received our Exceptional Service coin or helping us spread the word about the great work being done by our officers/staff, and for being our foremost online advocate!

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“Lay A New Foundation” Event

Behavioral Care Center lays a new foundation for Nashville. When open, the center will transform criminal justice system for arrestees with mental illness.

August 15, 2018 Press Release on the Behavioral Care Center.

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Officer and Employee of the Month – August 2018

Congratulations to our Officer/Employee of the Month: Correctional Officer Kenita Thomas (3 years) and from Technology Brian Beazley (1.5 years). Both were nominated by their peers for their goal-oriented actions, prioritized focus and reliability. Also pictured is our May Officer of the Month, Officer Eric List! Congratulations to all!

Also honored this month is a member of our Correct Care Solutions medical team, Ms. Kristi Welch. Sheriff Hall issued Ms. Welch the DCSO challenge coin for her attentiveness and diligent work during a critical incident while working in our Booking/Intake area.

Congratulations to Community Relations Division, Director Thomas Hunter and Qunina Richardson! This morning they both received our Exemplary Service coin for their efforts towards organizing and growing our annual LifeCycle Conference!

Finally, kudos to team CDM for taking home the 2018 Battle of the Badges trophy for the facility with the highest percentage of donations.

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5th Annual Lifecycle Conference

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office 5th Annual LifeCycle Conference was held on July 24, 2018 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church. Sheriff Daron Hall was the morning speaker and Mayor David Briley was the afternoon keynote speaker! The mission of the LifeCycle Conference is to promote community collaboration that develops awareness and solution-based programs in hopes of breaking the cycle of addiction, mental illness, joblessness, and homelessness. Immediately following the conference Sheriff Hall, DA Glenn Funk and Kyle Mothershead (filling in for Judge Shelia Calloway) asked criminal justice questions of the State Senate District 19 and House Representative candidate. Moderated by Pastor Sonny Dixon.

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Battle of the Badges 2018

The DCSO wins again! Metro Police and the Nashville Fire Department put up a good fight, but the Sheriff’s Office won again in the end. The final Battle of the Badges tally:

  • Sheriff 377
  • Fire 275
  • Police 247

Thanks to all who donated… thanks to your efforts, we saved 2,700 lives here in Davidson County!

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