Sep 5, 2013 8:38 AM by Press Release
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office deputies occasionally are called to act in a manner beyond routine expectations. The Deputy of the Month Award is presented to an employee of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office who exemplifies that standard.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert recognizes Lieutenant Melissa Cummings for her outstanding and dedicated service to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office. During a recent Department of Corrections inspection, Cummings not only performed her duties but assisted other supervisors in meeting inspection requirements resulting in a successful outcome. Because of her exemplary actions, Cummings was nominated and chosen as Deputy of the Month for July 2013. Sheriff Hebert commends Cummings for her work, presenting her with a certificate of appreciation.