Also recognized was Sonja Crumbley, who was named Civilian of the Year for 2011, and Judy Younts
of Communities in Schools, who received the department's volunteer of the year award.
received the Meghann Murphy Volunteer Award for 2011.
Younts currently is on the Crimestoppers board and is the coordinator for Communities in Schools.
has donated her
time to many police department functions over the past year and has never failed to volunteer when called upon, according to colleagues.
is considered a staunch advocate for the department through her
activities with Crimestoppers
and as a liaison between officers and the children she
serves in the Thomasville school system.