The award for "Law Enforcement Officer of the Year goes to Lt. Jason Thibeault of the Delta County Sheriff's Department. Lt. Thibeault oversees the operations of the Delta County Jail. He supervises a staff of 12 full-time and four part-time corrections officers.
His duties include: establishing new policies and procedures governing corrections operations, conducting yearly evaluations, reviewing correctional procedures, guidelines, state and federal mandates, working with budgeting process and assignments of jail staff.
Thibeault continues to serve his country currently with the 128 Air Reserve Wing out of Milwaukee, which included a tour of Afghanistan in 2008-09.
Lt. Jason Thibeault
He and his wife, Cathy, live in the Escanaba area and have six children: Kayleigh, Jason Jr., Bethany, Carissa, McKenna and Curtis.