ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has recognized three people for obtaining advanced law enforcement certificates.
“It has been an honor to present these MPs with these Certificates of Achievement and to recognize them for their hard work and dedication, it improves not only for themselves but for the Sheriff’s Office as a whole,” said Sheriff Mark Gulledge in an email. âCongratulations to each of them and thank you for your desire to be the best.â
Lt. Clyde Smith received his advanced law enforcement certificate from the North Carolina Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission. This certificate is the highest award given to officers in North Carolina.
The award is made up of three different categories: years of service, college education, and law enforcement training. Lt. Smith has been in law enforcement since 2002 and currently serves in the Civilian Division.
Deputy Chris Smith received his Intermediate Law Certificate from the North Carolina Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission. He has been in law enforcement since 2013. Smith is currently the Patrol Assistant in the Patrol Division.
Detective Dustin McQueen received his certification as a Certified Criminal Investigator from the North Carolina Justice Academy. McQueen has accumulated over 500 hours of learning on investigation training on topics such as death, child deaths, interview and interrogation, and sexual assault.
McQueen is currently an investigator in the Criminal Investigation Division. He has been involved in the police since 2013.
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