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Sheriff Gabe Morgan has recognized his agency’s Deputy of the Year 2018.

He presented a certificate of award and gift card to Deputy K. Shangobunni, who joined the Newport News Sheriff’s Office in October 2017.

Newport News Sheriff Gabe Morgan with 2018 Deputy of the Year K. Shangobunni.

Co-workers heard the news and said things like “He definitely deserves this award,” “He stays on top of his duties,”  “He has a positive attitude and is very respectful to his coworkers, supervisors and the inmates,” “He does a great job.”

Deputy Shangobunni also will be recognized throughout the year by several civic organizations that honor law enforcement and firefighter/EMS personnel in the city of Newport News.