MADD November Officer of the Month

Deputy Daniel Williams

Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Shalimar, Florida

Deputy Daniel Williams

MADD National selects Deputy Daniel Williams as our Officer of the Month for November 2021.  Deputy Williams is a sheriff’s deputy for the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the Marine Unit.

Deputy Williams plays an indispensable role in the success of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit. So far for 2021, Deputy Williams has self-initiated over 1000 vessel stops and totaled over 1500 calls for service. During this time, Deputy Williams has issued 131 boating citations and he has 27 arrests for boating under the influence.

Deputy Williams has focused his efforts towards educating the boating public, only citing 15% of the violators he encounters. Additionally, so far in 2021 he has initiated over 50 logged calls for distressed boaters/swimmers.

Deputy Williams is an asset to the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and continues to surpass his previous accomplishments every year. He continues to be a model representation of a Marine Deputy Sheriff and has proven himself as an agency top performer.  He is the past recipient of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Operation Dry Water Deputy of the Year.

We are proud to select Deputy Daniel Williams of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office as the MADD November 2021 Officer of the Month.  We thank him for his dedication to duty in making Florida’s waterways and roadways safe.  We wish him the best in safety and wellness in the remaining years of his career and service to the citizens of Okaloosa County and the State of Florida.

Thank you to Sergeant Kyle Corbitt of the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Williams’ supervisor and MADD September 2021 Officer of the Month, for his nomination of Deputy Williams for this recognition.