Records Unit Receives Citation

(Bel Air, Md. – December 14, 2005) — The Harford County Sheriff’s Office Records Unit received a Unit Citation from Sheriff R. Thomas Golding at a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the Harford County Court House in Bel Air. Sheriff Golding, Major Jessie Bane and Captain Gregg Carlevaro presented the award to Jeanette Gamble, Records Manager and staff of the Records Unit.

The Records Unit is comprised of 20 personnel who staff three shifts year-round. The Records Unit is responsible for over 45 different tasks associated with recording police reports, warrants, and maintenance of the sex offender registry, among their duties and responsibilities.

During 2004, the Records Unit recorded 35,765 traffic citations, an increase of 75% from entries for 2003. Additionally, the Records Unit recorded 43,284 pawn transactions, and increase of 15% from 2003; 7,182 warrants and summons, an increase of 15% from 2003 and 327 Interim Orders were processed, also an increase of 15% from the previous year.

A critical function of the Records Unit is the timely and accurate entry of data into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), which is vital to officer safety, and the apprehension of fugitives from justice.

Commenting on the Unit Citation, Sheriff Golding stated, “Members of Records Unit epitomize the mission of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office through their selfless dedication to duty, integrity and service to the citizens of Harford County.”

Press Release

December 14, 2005