The Georgia Department of Natural Resources, WIldlife Resources Division recently selected Sgt. Tim Kendrick of the Macon Law Enforcement office as the 2011 Supervisor of the Year.
Kendrick currently serves as a Sergeant Supervisor for the DNR Law Enforcement office located in Macon, Georgia. This office oversees operations in 28 middle Georgia counties. Sgt. Kendrick supervises rangers in Monroe, Butts, Jasper and Lamar counties. He is a 24-year veteran of the department, serving nine of those years in his current supervisory position.
“Sgt. Tim Kendrick shows exceptional leadership skills and is a true asset to the Law Enforcement Section and to the Department,” says Col. Eddie Henderson, Chief of the Law Enforcement Section of Wildlife Resources Division. “He is a respected leader and trusted supervisor that fosters an atmosphere of teamwork within his work section and often inspires others through his actions.”
Sgt. Kendrick is a supervisor that leads by example. As a supervisor, one of his most important responsibilities is training and enhancing the capabilities and skills of other Rangers in his work section and Region. Kendrick often uses his experience, both successes and failures, to help grow and mentor those that work for him. He maintains a positive work ethic, professional presence, compassionate demeanor and a spirit of public service that is contagious to those around him.
Sgt. Kendrick has previously received the James R. Darnell Award and also was awarded an Award of Valor by the Peace Officer Association of Georgia. Fellow law enforcement officers nominated for this award this year include Sgt. Stan Elrod, Sgt. Lee Brown and Sgt. Keith Byers.
For more information on the 2011 Supervisor of the Year Award, call the Wildlife Resources Division Law Enforcement Headquarters office at (706) 557-3311.