Evangelista was hired as a Provisional Corrections Officer for the
Sheriff’s Office on June 26, 2005 and was permanently appointed on
July 14, 2006.
Corrections Officer Evangelista has distinguished herself as an
exceptional employee. She is respected by her peers and supervisors
and she is always respectful of others. She can be counted upon to
accomplish the tasks to which she is assigned with poise, good humor
is most often assigned to a cell pod or the Control Room. While in
the cell pod, she maintains calm control of her unit. She is on the
move, surveying her area of responsibility and maintaining visual
contact with the inmates. Inmates have all the time they need to
identify an Officer’s vulnerabilities and Heather does not make that
easy for them. Her gentle mannerisms mask an iron will and they know
she is not susceptible to distraction. Heather also acts as a shift
supervisor while performing her duties in the Control Room and
the Control Room, Heather’s performance is exemplary. Her mastery
of the instrumentation panel and keeping a close eye on everyone’s
movements have earned her a high degree of trust. She has proven
herself to be devoted to the security and safety of her co-workers.
projects a professional and positive image. She wears her uniform
with pride and dignity. Her attendance is excellent. She has never
called in sick and, even though she travels a far distance to work,
she has only been late once—by four minutes—as a result of an
unexpected snow storm.
Sheriff’s Office recognizes her significant contribution to the
secure operation of the Correctional Facility. Being a Corrections
Officer can sometimes seem like a thankless job. But, Heather says
knowing that she is serving to protect the community makes her proud
to be a Corrections Officer. According to the Sheriff, “Corrections
Officer Evangelista is a valued employee and a pleasure to work
with. She is always up to the task of keeping the Correctional
Facility secure and we take great pleasure in seeing her hard work
family is very supportive of her job and her efforts to protect
those she works with as well as her family.
loves the winter and winter sports including snowmobiling and
Congratulations and thank you,
Heather, for a job well done.