Cpl. Brandon Wiley holds his plaque aside Sheriff Duane Piper. Caitlyn Walters. (click for larger version)
August 06, 2013
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Over the past several months, Cpl. Brandon Wiley's work in the uniform patrol unit did not go unnoticed.
On July 30, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office held a ceremony for Wiley at the Sheriff's Headquarters, 475 Tribble Gap Road, and awarded him with the Deputy of the Second Quarter plaque.
"I appreciate the award from all of you," Wiley said. "We work well as a team."
Cpt. Mark Hoffman read what board members said about recommending Wiley for the award. Wiley's proactive efforts during his shifts and willingness to assist in any capacity needed are what set him apart.
"He has set an example for his shift brothers to follow," Hoffman read. "It's the type of dedication and work ethic we like to see in uniform patrol."
Hoffman and Wiley worked together in patrol and special operations.
Hoffman said Wiley's work ethic is second to none.
In the past six months Wiley has made 96 reports and has arrested 78 people.
"That is why we are building a bigger jail," Hoffman joked.
A specific instance where Wiley showed his true colors happened when he and another deputy responded to a recent suicide attempt.
Wiley and the other deputy cut down the individual from a possible hanging and were able to resuscitate the person.
"This type of service is indicative of the effort put out by Brandon Wiley every day he comes to work," Hoffman said.