On Wednesday, September 19th 2018, Grimes County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Deputy Annie Chumley was awarded a 10-year service award from Sheriff Don Sowell.
Deputy Chumley received this award for honorable and dedicated service to the citizens of Grimes County.
Chumley began her career with the Sheriff’s Office as a Communications Operator in September 2008. During her service as a Telecommunications Operator, Chumley was awarded Dispatcher of the Year in January 2011 by the Grimes County Crimestoppers Program.
In February 2011, Chumley attended the Peace Officer Academy at Texas Engineering Extension Service through Texas A&M University and graduated several months later.
In July 2011, Chumley promoted as a Deputy Sheriff with the Patrol Division where she served until February 2016 when promoting as a School Resource Deputy with Iola ISD.
In July 2016, Deputy Chumley returned the Patrol Division where she currently serves the citizens of Grimes County where she is a valuable asset.
Deputy Chumley was awarded as 2017 Officer of the Year by the Grimes County Crimestoppers Program for her outstanding service to the citizens of Grimes County.
(Pictured is Deputy Chumley displaying her 10-year service plaque with Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell).