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MCSO Deputy and Employee of the Month


BRADENTON -- Detective Darryl Davis was off duty when a patron at a local Chick-fil-A was robbed. His quick response led to the assailants capture and arrest. Jesus Urbina in IT Network Services caught an important glitch during the agency's migration to Windows 7 that would have impeded a valuable application tool for the department. They are the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Employee and Deputy of the Month.

On August 2, 2013 Detective Darryl Davis was at a local Chick-fil-A Restaurant off duty when he was approached by the victim of a recent armed robbery. The victim immediately gave him a synopsis of what occurred and a description of the suspect who had been spotted jumping a fence behind the nearby GFS Supermarket. After receiving information that the suspect was close by, Detective Davis initiated a pursuit and was able to locate the suspect within a few blocks. When Patrol assistance arrived, the suspect was arrested and the victim’s property was recovered.


His valor, decisive action and expertise was essential to the positive outcome of this incident, for which Detective Darryl Davis was awarded Deputy of the Month for August 2013.

As part of the IT Network Services Section, Jesus Urbina was recently involved in the Windows 7 migration process for the entire agency. Early on in the project planning, it was discovered that a tool application determined to be used for this transition was not generating the results needed and more help support was requested then from Microsoft. Simultaneously, Jesus took the initiative to run several tests on his own which determined that there was a specific error to the original task sequence that allows this important application to work. Jesus then conducted additional tests and was able to outline the malfunction of the program which led to the resolution of the matter.

For his perseverance, innovation and proficiency, Jesus Urbina was awarded Employee of the Month for August 2013.


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