GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Gun Club conducted its annual Officer of the Year dinner June 2. There were 94 Gallia County officers, judges and club members in attendance. Everyone was treated to a meal.
After dinner, the Gallia County Gun Club honored Deputy Randy Johnson of the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office as its Officer of the Year. He was presented a Kimber .45 pistol and his name will be engraved on the gun club’s Officer of the Year plaque.
Johnson was selected for his work at apprehending suspects, case follow-up and being helpful to others. Johnson did not call off work or miss a court appointment in 2015. In 2015, he filed 257 reports and 70 criminal charges.
Club officials said Johnson has a calm and cheerful personality and enjoys working with the public, as well as helping others.
Johnson attends Vinton Baptist Church and is a members of several community groups.