Deputies Recognized for Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

Last night the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners recognized January 5-9 2015 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Week and issued a Proclamation thanking area first responders and their families.

Accepting the proclamation on behalf of all the grateful men and women of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office were four of the six officers shot in the line of duty in the last six years: Deputy 1st Class Ryan Robinson, Sergeant Shedrick Johnson, Deputy Chad Brown and Deputy Jason Ates. Missing from the p photo are Deputy Jeremy Cassidy and Deputy 1st Class Sam Parker.