Joseph Bottoms, 2021 Officer of the Year

Joseph Bottoms is known for leading by example, with professionalism in demeanor, professional conduct and work ethic. He led in 2021 for the total number of incidents worked and arrests made. Officer Bottoms once investigated a suspicious vehicle and found a mother and son in the cold with a disabled vehicle and down on their luck. He purchased gas out of his own pocket to help them. He is a great example of Foley’s Finest.

Shelby Pickern, Civilian Employee of the Year 2021

Shelby Pickern fulfills her duties with a positive attitude and a smile, maintaining professionalism and a calm demeanor under pressure. Shelby is known for her helpful nature and for assisting neighboring agencies. Her ability to utilize technology to locate information is critical to officers who are working a scene. She is
described by her peers as always being on top of her game. She was recently promoted to shift leader.