Deputy Phil Ressiguie was named 2012 deputy of the year, voted unanimously by his fellow deputies of the Union County Sheriff's Office.
Ressiguie, 29 of Mifflinburg, was promoted to sergeant in January and has been with the sheriff's office close to six years. He specializes in civil services, such as serving lawsuits, civil suits and evictions.
"I'm proud of Phil. He takes on a lot of responsibility," said Sheriff Ernest Ritter III. "The younger deputies go to Phil for advice. He's always willing to help It didn't surprise me that he got this award."