L to R,  Sheriff Paul Bailey, Deputy Christian Campbell and Undersheriff Chuck Heit

(3-20-22) On Thursday March 17, 2022 the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office presented a Meritorious Service Award to Deputy Christian Campbell at the Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting. The award information listed below:

Meritorious Service Award-Deputy Christian Campbell:

Deputy Christian Campbell was cited and commended for his actions on February 22, 2022 in the apprehension of an armed suspect who had just shot and wounded an individual in the City of Benton Harbor. His courage, tenacity, and resourcefulness was instrumental in the successful apprehension of this individual and the recovery of the firearm used, thus preventing potential harm to other officers and civilians. He is also commended for providing aid to the victim after securing the scene.

Sheriff Bailey stated

“Deputy Campbell is recognized for his outstanding effort to apprehend a violent, armed felon under difficult circumstances. He also exhibited extreme professionalism while providing basic first aid to the shooting victim.”