Friday, July 10, 2015

Appointments And Promotions At CCSO

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk swore in newly appointed and promoted Collier County Sheriff's Office employees at a ceremony Tuesday, July 7.

Sheriff Rambosk administered the oath of office to new members at a ceremony at the Professional Development Center, 615 Third Ave. S., Naples. Recently promoted members were also recognized at the ceremony.

In front of their families, friends, and new colleagues, these men and women affirmed to carry out their duties as deputy sheriffs. They will serve in a variety of positions including patrol, corrections and dispatch.

Adely Annorat was appointed to corrections deputy. He was born in Haiti and has resided in Collier County for 17 years.  He graduated from Edison State College with an associate’s degree.  Prior to coming to CCSO he worked for the David Lawrence Center and The Willough.

Clinton Ashline
was appointed to corrections deputy. He was born in New Jersey and has been in Collier County for about a month.  Prior to joining CCSO he served in the Marine Corps in the Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.  

Jonathan Corwin
was appointed to law enforcement officer. He was born in Michigan and raised in DeSoto County.  He served in the Florida Army National Guard for 10 years, including two tours in Iraq. He comes to CCSO with prior law enforcement experience, having worked for the Wauchula Police Department and for the Hardee County Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Himani Liyanage
was appointed to dispatcher. She was born and raised in Sri Lanka and has been a Collier County resident for three years.  She is a graduate of the National Institute of Business Management in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

Nicholas Melillo
was appointed to law enforcement officer. He was born on Staten Island, N.Y., and raised in New Jersey and is new to Southwest Florida.  He brings with him 20 years of prior law enforcement experience from working for the New York City Police Department Highway Patrol.

Janeen Peden
was appointed to dispatcher. She was raised in Central Florida and is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where she earned a degree in criminal justice. She formerly worked for the Cracker Barrel restaurant chain.

Malcolm Adams was promoted to Systems Bureau Manager in the Information Technology Department. Manager Adams has been with the CCSO for almost 15 years.  All of that time has been spent serving in the Systems Bureau of the Information Technology Department, where he is the senior member of the bureau.  He began his CCSO career as a programmer analyst, and was promoted to a systems analyst in 2004.  For the past three years, he has served as the manager of the Applications Development Unit.  In this position, he was responsible for managing approximately half of the bureau members.  He has received two Command Recognitions, one Letter of Commendation and one Teamwork Award.  Manager Adams has a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Africa. He is currently attending Barry University, where he is working toward a bachelor’s degree in public administration.

Richard Jackson
was promoted to sergeant. Sgt. Jackson began his career serving the country for six years in the U.S. Coast Guard as a law enforcement system coordinator, where he supervised more than 200 search-and-rescue operations and was awarded the Coast Guard Achievement Medal.  In 2001, Sgt. Jackson joined CCSO as a corrections officer, serving three years in the Jail Division.  In 2004, he transitioned to become a certified law enforcement officer and was assigned to the North Naples Road Patrol Division.  Sgt. Jackson holds an associate’s degree from Edison State College. He is the recipient of two Command Recognitions and was awarded the Lifesaving Medal. 

Sean Arthur
was promoted to lieutenant. Lt. Arthur began his CCSO career 19 years ago as a community service deputy followed by corrections officer and Patrol Division deputy. He was promoted to sergeant in 2007 and most recently spent the past four years as sergeant of both the Selective Enforcement Team (SET) and the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Team (ACE). During his law enforcement career, Lt. Arthur has continued both his education and professional development. This year he earned a master’s degree in administration from Barry University. He has participated in leadership training such as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Leadership Academy and, most recently, the University of Louisville Command Officer Development Course.  He is also a certified commercial fixed wing pilot and commercial helicopter pilot.
In addition to his regular duties, Lt. Arthur uses his skills to benefit the agency, serving in the CCSO Aviation Unit as a part-time pilot. His extensive experience also includes property investigator, sex crimes and child abuse investigator, and major crimes investigator with the Sanford Police Department. He is active in the local community as a soccer coach for several youth organizations, and is a member of the Optimist Club and a the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce G.A.I.N. program. 

Scott Forth
was promoted to lieutenant. Lt. Forth joined the CCSO in 1995 as a corrections officer. His diverse background includes narcotics investigations and serving as a sergeant for the Patrol, Surveillance and Intelligence bureaus. Lt. Forth is a High Liability Instructor and Special Weapons and Tactics member since 2001.  He possesses more than 4,200 hours of specialized tactical, intelligence, management and leadership training. Lt. Forth earned a bachelor‘s degree in criminal justice administration from Columbia Southern University and an associate’s degree from Dutchess College. He is active in the community as a volunteer youth soccer coach.