Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Schmidt was awarded the VFW’s Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer award on Thursday.

The sheriff’s department posted on Facebook:

This was the first award of this type given by the VFW and was given to Deputy Schmidt for his years of service in law enforcement as well as his service as a volunteer EMT for Algoma Rescue and his service as a Council Member on the Algoma City Council. Presenting the award to Deputy Schmidt is VFW Commander Glenn Brunner.