From the desk of Sheriff Prummell-
Amelia Earhart. Rosa Parks. Sandra Day O’Connor. Sally Ride. Clara Barton. Susan B. Anthony. Harriet Tubman. The list of inspiring women in history goes on and on.
While it’s important to remember and honor these women, it’s also important to appreciate the amazing women around us today – many of whom are making history of their own. Just recently, Corrections Deputy Jacelyn Litman made history here at CCSO when she became the first woman to make the Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT). She is a driven young woman with a passion for what she does and a determination to shatter expectations.
At our promotions ceremony next month, we will recognize Lt. Tabbatha Carter, who has been promoted to the rank of Captain. Lt. Carter has a knack for motivating and building up everyone around her while maintaining a positive attitude even in challenging times.
These two ladies are just a sample of the remarkable women who work for your Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. I am proud to say that nearly 230 women are part of the CCSO family, and every one of them plays an important role in how we function to keep our community safe. Whether they are sworn or civilian members, each has an invaluable impact on this agency.
It’s truly a blessing to be surrounded by such incredible people. I hope that you will take a moment to consider the women in your life and appreciate them for who they are and what they do. March may be Women’s History Month, but women today are making history as we speak – and that’s just as important as the ones that blazed the trail.
Stay strong, stay safe, and never quit.