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The event provides an opportunity for the Sheriff's Office to recognize the diversity of the community we serve.
On October 22, 2015, the 4th Hillsborough County Sheriff's Advisory Councils' Awards Banquet will be held at the Lowry Park Zoo, Safari Lodge. The event is held to highlight the achievement of honorees and to celebrate the support that the Sheriff's Black Advisory Council, Hispanic Advisory Council, and Indian Advisory Council, provide to the Sheriff's Office. The event also provides an opportunity for the Sheriff's Office to recognize the diversity of the community we serve and to gather in unity working together for the betterment of Hillsborough County. Listed below is a list of the individuals that will be recognized at the banquet.
Hispanic Advisory Council Award Recipients:
Law Enforcement Deputy of the Year – Corporal Jose Lugo
Detention Deputy of the Year – Deputy Hernan Cuartas
Civilian Employee of the Year – Senior Digital Communications Dispatcher Monica Gonzalez-Oberdorfer
Black Advisory Council Award Recipients:
Law Enforcement Deputy of the Year – Master Detective Elvira Huggins
Detention Deputy of the Year – Sergeant Ricardo Smith
Civilian Employee of the Year – Community Service Officer Rosalind Fulks
Hall of Fame – Verdelle Reaves
Indian Advisory Council Award Recipients:
Civilian of the Year – Accountant Rajesvari Patel
Raymond E. Fernandez Award:
Ralph Castellano Scholarship:
Hispanic Advocacy Award:
USF Latino Scholarship Award:
Marco Yitzhak Funez
Freddie Solomon Award:
Samuel W. Cooper Scholarship:
Robert L. Cole Sr. Scholarship:
Deputy Gary Gordon