Working diligently to locate a missing adult gained Detective Phil Brooks honors at Deputy of the Month for January from Ford of Murfreesboro, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Detective Brooks communicated closely with the missing man‚Äôs family and used all resources to locate him.
‚ÄúAlthough the missing man was found deceased, his family praised Detective Brooks for his diligence and his efforts,‚ÄĚ Sheriff Arnold said.
Owner/manager David Lee of Ford of Murfreesboro presented Detective Brooks an engraved watch for his efforts.
‚ÄėFord of Murfreesboro would like to thank Dt. Brooks for his ongoing efforts to locate runaways and missing adults. With his efforts he has brought missing community members home and peace to many families,‚ÄĚ Lee said.
Because of his commitment, Detective Brooks has located a number of runaway juveniles who were brought home safely.
He led the Criminal Investigations Division in arrests in 2013 with a wide variety of assigned cases.
‚ÄúDetective Brooks is a tremendous asset to the Criminal Investigations Division, the Rutherford County Sheriff‚Äôs Office and the citizens of Rutherford County,‚ÄĚ Sheriff Arnold said.
Deputy Black honored
Efforts to revive an unresponsive man earned Officer of the Month honors for Deputy Katy Black in February from Ford of Murfreesboro, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Deputy Black responded Jan. 23 to Canebrake Lane where she found a man on the couch not breathing, the sheriff said.
‚ÄúShe immediately moved the subject to the floor and began chest compressions and rescue breaths until fellow deputies and paramedics arrived at the scene,‚ÄĚ Sheriff Arnold said.
Lee also presented Deputy Black with an engraved watch to recognize her efforts.
‚ÄėFord of Murfreesboro would like to commend Deputy Black for her outstanding efforts to save an unresponsive man. We would also like to thank her for continuing to keep our community safe,‚ÄĚ Lee said.
Sheriff Arnold thanked Deputy Black for her efforts.
‚ÄúDeputy Black is an example of the true professionalism and outstanding job performance adhered to by our deputies at the Sheriff‚Äôs office,‚ÄĚ Sheriff Arnold said.