Rowan County deputy receives award from Spencer Jaycees

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 3, 2018

Deputy Crystal Hogan of the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office was recently honored as the 2018 North Carolina Spencer Jaycee Outstanding Young Public Servant.

The local recognition means Hogan will become a nominee in the Jaycees’ state competition.

Hogan has been a law enforcement officer for five years. She has been employed with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office for the past two years.

Hogan says hers goals are to build positive and trusting relationships in the community through outreach opportunities. Hogan is a volunteer with the Meals on Wheels program. She buys children’s toys, clothing and school materials with her own money to distribute to children she comes in contact with on the job.

Hogan purchased adult coats, hats and gloves with her own money to distribute to needy people during cold weather. She also purchased clothing and children’s toys for a family that was displaced by a fire in the winter of 2017.

Hogan is currently assigned as a road patrol officer.