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Deputy of The Year PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 24 March 2008

Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey recently announced the 2009 selections for deputy of the year and civilian employee of the year. Deputy Rick Hare, who has been with the sheriff's office since March 12, 1990, was named deputy of the year while Larry Yoder was honored as civilian employee of the year.

The 2009 Marion County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the year is Deputy Rick Hare. Deputy Hare started his law enforcement career in 1979 at the Upper Sandusky Police Department. Deputy Hare was hired at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in March 1990 as a road patrol deputy. Since his time with Marion County, Deputy Hare has served in many different capacities. Deputy Hare was a detective for three years, he is a member of the dive team, and also is a tactical flight officer for the sheriff’s aviation unit. Deputy Hare is a three time winner of the Mothers Against Drunk Drivers DUI award from the sheriff’s office. Deputy Hare was previously selected for Deputy of the Year in 1993 and has numerous other awards and commendations. Deputy Hare is currently a third shift road patrol officer where he remains active in criminal intervention and leads the shift in felony arrests.

The 2009 Marion County Sheriff’s Office Civilian Employee of the Year is Larry Yoder. Larry has been employed at the sheriff’s office part time for the past year as the Sex Offender Registration and Evidence Officer. However, Larry has a long history with the sheriff’s office as he has been a Deputy Sheriff with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary since 1988. He retired from the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction in 2008 as an Investigator after 30 years of service. Larry is also a retired veteran from the Ohio Army National Guard with 22 years of service. In his current position, Larry supervises the sex offender registration process, ensures offenders adhere to the registration laws, and maintains the integrity, security and disposition of evidence. Larry’s superior dedication and work ethic at the sheriff’s office has been seen by his fellow employees. Larry does not hesitate to assist other officers or complete tasks even if they don’t fall under his official duties.



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