According to a press release, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has named Deputy Kaylon McDaniel as the Deputy of the Month for January 2020. Joining the Jefferson County force in October 2019, McDaniel enjoys helping others and continues to demonstrate it through his dedication to service in the Jefferson County community. McDaniel has been in law enforcement for nearly 7 years, with prior experience in the patrol and investigations divisions.

“Being of service to the community is what I’ve done for most of my life,” said McDaniel. “It feels good to be recognized as Deputy of the Month. It means the sheriff’s office is watching what I’m doing and I am grateful and appreciative of that.”

Described as a hard worker with a great attitude, McDaniel is a member of The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Arkansas and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.

“We have never seen McDaniel in a bad mood,” said Patrol Capt. Mark Harper and Patrol Lt. Dorothy Rowland. “He is a hard-worker and he always goes above and beyond his duties as a deputy to serve the community.”

“The quality of dedication is very important for the agency’s long-term success,” the press release said. “We look forward to McDaniel’s ability to achieve the highest level of success, and being recognized as Deputy of the Month is just the beginning. We value all our employees and are especially pleased to watch them meet the challenges presented and grow into greater individuals.”

“It is our sincere hope that you will join us in congratulating Kaylon McDaniel on his accomplishment and in wishing him continued success at our agency,” the release said.

***The Deputy of the Month is chosen based on a system of points totaled each month for every ticket, warning, incident, accident, general escort, building security check, D.W.I., drug possession, domestic battery, etc.