The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department recognizes officers and civilians for work or actions going above and beyond the call of duty. These honors presented are rare and meaningful.
• Meritorious service is awarded to a person with a connection to the department lasting 20 years or more, who has made considerable contributions to the department while serving high ethics and professionalism.
Department captains review all nominations and make recommendations to the sheriff for final approval.
Medal of Valor
Marlene Bontrager (2006)
Jenna Coleman (2007)