Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Posse Members were honored at the Sheriff’s Office in Kingman where three Posse members were given awards for their service. Chief Deputy Rodney Head presented Tom Henderson and Roger Wolford with a “Certificate of Appreciation”. After 19 years, Tom Henderson retired as a Posse member where he worked over 8,500 hours of volunteer hours. Over 15 years, Roger Wolford retired as a Posse member and he was also a former Search and Rescue volunteer with the Sheriff’s Office. Wes Carver was awarded with a certificate for providing over 3000 hours of volunteer service to the Sheriff’s Office. This year alone, Carver has provided 1000 hours of service. Chief Deputy Head said, “Their dedication and commitment are truly admirable! Tom and Roger are already missed in our Posse Unit”.
Volunteers are utilized in many areas such as; search and rescue, boating safety, community policing and crime prevention, animal control, media relations, computer data entry, dispatch operations, corrections and prisoner transportation, record keeping and research, radio communications, and neighborhood safety patrols.
Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Volunteer Posse you may stop by the Sheriff’s Office in Kingman at 600 W. Beale Street and pick-up an application. Applications are also available at the Mohave Valley Substation at 9880 Vanderslice Road or at the Lake Havasu City Substation at 3500 Highway 95. Please contact Deputy Troy Schmotzer at the Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0756 for any questions.