Today, at the graduation ceremony for Department of Public Safety Standards and Training Basic Corrections Class #33, new Linn County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy Troy Page won several awards.  Not only did Deputy Page serve during his time at the Academy as the Class Coordinator, he also received the Victor G. Atiyeh Award, given to someone “Who, by personal example during their Academy tenure, earned the professional respect of staff, students and instructors through group leadership, motivation and encouragement; distinguished academic achievement; a commitment to wellness; exemplary personal appearance; and an outstanding demeanor.”  In addition, Deputy Page was also awarded the Dr. Ernest M. Ogard Jr. Award for Scholastic Achievement.

Undersheriff Paul Timm, and Corrections Programs Captain Todd Vian, among other Sheriff’s Office staff and Deputy Page’s family, were on-hand to celebrate is amazing accomplishments. Deputy Page lives locally in Linn County, and is new to the Corrections career. Now, after graduating from the DPSST Academy, he will begin the Sheriff’s Office Field Training Evaluation Program in the Linn County Jail.  When you see Deputy Page, please congratulate him on his accomplishments.