Wichita County Sheriff's Office Awards Ceremony

Members of the Wichita County Sheriff's Office were recognized Thursday for their merit and hard work.
 
Awards and certificates were handed out in the department's quarterly awards ceremony Thursday afternoon.

Wichita County Sheriff David Duke was there to hand out the recognitions, where he spoke about the hard-work one particular team did to diffuse a heated situation where a woman almost took her own life.

Three civilians were also recognized for assisting in the department's routine swat training exercise.

A life-saving award was also handed out for Cpl. Mark Walker who saved a woman from being run over.