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Countywide - Deputies Honored by Ventura Kiwanis at Annual ?Law Day? Event
5/16/2013 4:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Deputies Honored by Ventura Kiwanis at Annual 'Law Day' Event


Four Points Sheraton, 1050 Schooner Dr., Ventura

Date & Time:

May 17, 2013 @ 6:00 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Administration


The Kiwanis Club of Ventura is hosting its annual 'Law Day' event on May 17th at the Four Points Sheraton in Ventura.  The service club will be presenting Officer of the Year awards to recipients who have demonstrated excellence and outstanding achievement in serving their communities.  Recipients include peace officers from law enforcement agencies throughout Ventura County.


The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce the following deputies who will be receiving Officer of the Year honors at the event:


Deputy Carlos Cendejas ' Ojai Station

Deputy Douglas Gojkovich ' Moorpark Station

Deputy Russell Grant ' Fillmore Station

Deputy Christian Freede ' Pre-Trial Detention Facility

Deputy Shannon King' Thousand Oaks Station

Deputy Thomas Miller ' Camarillo Station

Deputy Ricardo Turrubiartes ' Headquarters Station (Ventura)


Congratulations to these sheriff's deputies and all of the peace officers who are being recognized at the 'Law Day' event.  The Kiwanis Club of Ventura continues to support local law enforcement and the Ventura County Sheriff's Office is grateful for their contributions in recognizing these exceptional community leaders.


Prepared by:

Captain Don Aguilar


Media Release Date:

May 16, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar (805) 797-7349  


Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon