2015 Civilian of the Quarter
January through March | Mr. Jerry Polk
Congratulations to Mr. Jerry Polk for being selected as the Florida Highway Patrol Civilian Employee of the Quarter from January-March 2015.
During this last quarter, Polk spent many hours constructing cork board examples for all members that show exactly how to package evidence so it would be accepted by FDLE. In addition, Polk developed numerous training plans and personally instructed all new members in the proper handling and submission of evidence.
Polk also recently provided Major Williams with the names of members who had not logged onto the I-evidence system for an extended period of time and offered to assist with remedial training if needed. The annual audit was conducted, and the Orlando evidence room was well organized, and all items were stored in accordance with procedure. Along with Polk’s regular duties you sought out bids to expand the evidence room.
April through June | Ms. Judy Morelan
Congratulations to Ms. Judy Morelan for being selected as the Florida Highway Patrol Civilian Employee of the Quarter from April through June 2015.
It has been noted that Morelan is a dedicated and self-motivated employee that consistently strives to meet the demands of the Troop Evidence/Property Custodian. Morelan routinely works extra hours on her days off to check the Evidence Temporary Storage Facilities (TSF) so that she maintains the integrity of the 96-hour rule for removal of evidence/property from the TSF.
Morelan sets the standard for Civilian Evidence/Property Custodians for FHP. Morelan also creates new avenues of excellence. During this quarter, Morelan developed bulletin boards for each troop station containing simulated E/P items in order to provide a visual guide to assist the Troopers in the proper submission of evidence, assisted with writing new Evidence Policy for the agency as well as serves as a Field Training Officer for Civilian E/P custodians as well as published and disseminated the inaugural “Evidence/Property Tip of the Month” bulletin in an effort to provide as many helpful E/P submission tools to Troopers
Morelan continuously goes above and beyond her job duties and make Troop B run efficiently. Morelan’s actions help better the Florida Highway Patrol and the community.
July through September | Ms. Carolyn Golden
Congratulations to Ms. Carolyn Golden for being selected as the Florida Highway Patrol Civilian Employee of the Quarter from July through September 2015.
It has been noted that Golden is an employee who displays a strong spirit of service. Not only does Golden serve as an Administrative Assistant with the FHP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, she also serves as a member of the Alabama National Guard and the primary caregiver for her sister who needs constant attention.
Having served over 20 years in the military, Golden have been deployed on several occasions as well as being called upon to serve in response to many natural disasters. Since returning from overseas deployment, Golden continues to volunteer her time as a Cheer Team Mom supporting the Gulf Coast Youth Football Association and every year, she participates in the Relay for Life Walk to honor her mother.
Golden continuously goes above and beyond her job duties and make Troop I run efficiently. Golden’s actions help better the Florida Highway Patrol and the community.
October through December | Ms. Alma Judge
Congratulations to Ms. Alma Judge for being selected as the Florida Highway Patrol Civilian Employee of the Quarter from October through December 2015.
It has been noted that Judge single-handedly completed the clerical duties at the Brooksville station for the past couple of months which consisted of fielding calls, researching data, and compiling reports, coordinating meetings, assisting the public with numerous requests as well as selling reports all with a positive attitude.
Judge continuously goes above and beyond her job duties and makes the Brooksville station run efficiently. Judge’s actions help better the Florida Highway Patrol and the community.