The Deputy of the Year award nomination selection committee has met and selected Deputy Troy Egli as the 2014 Linn County Deputy of the Year. The award is meant to recognize a specific deputy sheriff, regardless of rank, who went above and beyond the call of duty in serving the Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Linn County during the preceding year. Deputy Egli was nominated for this award by Sergeant Shawn Ireland.
In his nomination, Sergeant Ireland recognized Deputy Egli as an effective, professional, and diligent deputy in the Jail division who has shown himself on numerous occasions to go above and beyond his job requirements to assist other deputies. As a Field Training Officer, Deputy Egli has assisted in the creation of several of the forms used in the FTO manual. He has also created a CD for new deputies that contains all directives, policies, and forms used in the jail. That CD is a great resource for new deputies by putting all the information easily accessible in one place for them.
Deputy Egli is known by his peers as someone to go to if they have questions or need help with their work. He has often volunteered to do cell searches and extra work especially when training new deputies. Deputy Egli is identified as being very resourceful in temporarily repairing broken items in the Jail until such time as permanent repairs can be made. These temporary fixes have saved the Jail time and money.
Furthermore, Deputy Egli is known by his peers as being extra diligent and works hard every day. Deputy Egli’s robot-like calm demeanor and constant productivity has earned him the nickname “Eglibot” among his coworkers. Deputy Egli’s coworkers have reported that if they are relieving him, they feel confident that the work is done, done correctly, and he typically does extra work to prepare the next shift.