Lee County Officer of the Year finalists lift community spirits
LEE COUNTY – We profile five finalists nominated for Lee County Officer of the Year. The award will be given at the sold-out Fort Myers Rotary South’s Law & Order Ball, sponsored by WINK News, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero.
While the badge means to serve and protect, one officer is being recognized for her work off the clock. Master Ofc. Melissa Duncan, Lee County Port Authority Police Department, volunteers for the Special Olympics and supports athletes competing in a variety of sports. Read more
Sgt. Josh Quaintance is making the community safer, one kid at a time. Quaintance, a member of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Highway Interdiction Unit, recovered $25,000 worth of Walmart gift cards from a suspect in 2016. Read more
Jen Gaytan has worked with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for the past three years as a school resource officer, jumping between five schools and a ton of students. Read more
Lee County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Bobby Hunter could hear his named called when the honor is handed out at the sold-out Law & Order Ball, sponsored by WINK News, beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero.. Read more
For Captain Christopher Reeves, leadership is in his blood. When he’s at work, he’s running a tight ship at the Lee County Sheriff’s North District – bust after work it’s a whole new ballgame. Read more