Sworn deputies and civilian employees who distinguish themselves by an act that contributes to the saving of a person’s life are eligible to receive the Lifesaving award.
Purple Heart Award
Sworn deputies who are seriously wounded in the line of duty are eligible to receive the Purple Heart.
Sworn deputies and civilian employees who distinguish themselves with an act which significantly benefits the department or the community are eligible to receive the Sheriff’s Medal.
Demonstrating outstanding leadership, professionalism, community service, or any act deemed by the Sheriff to have significantly benefited the Sheriff’s Office towards the accomplishment of its mission and goals are considerations for this award.
Distinguished Service Medal
Sworn deputies who distinguish themselves by an act above and beyond the call of duty, where circumstances indicate an act that was highly creditable or which brings acclaim to the deputy or the department was performed, are eligible to receive the Distinguished Service Medal.
Sworn deputies serving the Cass County Sheriff’s Office in a distinguishable manner for 20 years or more are also eligible to receive this award.
Medal of Honor