Matthews names police and support persons of the year

The Mint Hill Times

From left: Roy Sisk and Hubert Adams accept the awards from the Chamber of Commerce.

The officers of the Matthews Police Department have chosen Roy Sisk as the Police Officer of the Year and Hubert Adams, the Police Support Person of the Year. The Matthews Chamber of Commerce presented the awards.

Sgt. Roy Sisk joined the Matthews Police Department in 2003. He supervises the Patrol
Division and is a member of the Special Resource Team. A native of Alabama, Roy graduated from Wingate University with a B.S. degree and he completed his Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification at Western Piedmont Community College.

Before joining the Matthews Police Department he worked for eight years at the Marshville Police Department where he was a sergeant.

“I enjoy being a police officer because we help people. Most people we come into contact with need help and I enjoy the responsibility of being able to help assist them,” said Sisk. “I am blessed to be able to do what I have always wanted to do and to have a great family.”

He and his wife, Karen, have four year old twins and are members of Southbrook Community Church.

Hubert Adams is the Police Support Person of the Year. He served as a Charlotte Police Officer for 45 years – (30 years as a police officer and 15 years as a reserve officer). While serving as a reserve officer he joined the Matthews Police Department as a dispatcher. He has now been with Matthews for 17 years and is currently working part time in the Records Department.

He is a member of McLean Road Baptist Church where he sings in the choir. His wife, Joan, serves as the church pianist. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

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