Whitley County Commissioners took time in the middle of their regular meeting Monday to applaud the Corrections Officers that work in the jail and work release center.
“I know it’s a hard job sometimes, but what you do is invaluable to our community,” said Commissioner Chairman George Schrumpf to Whitley County Jail Commander Sean Martin.
The Commissioners signed a proclamation declaring this week, May 4 through May 10, as National Correctional Officers Week.
The nationwide recognition is observed this week for the “professional, hard-working and dedicated” officers that protect those in their custody and ensure public safety.
“The corrections profession is one of the most challenging and noble professions one can pursue,” read Schrumpf from the proclamation.
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