Honeyman named Public Safety Professional of the Year
February 16, 2020
Woods County Deputy Sheriff Adam Honeyman is the Public Safety Professional of the Year. He was presented the award Feb. 10 at the 5th Annual Citizens Choice Awards Gala in Alva.
Honeyman is a 2001 graduate of Medford Public Schools. He graduated with his bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in sociology in 2018 from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Honeyman will be graduating with his master's degree from NWOSU this May.
In 2007, Honeyman began his career with the Woods County Sheriff's office where he still actively works. In 2014, he also went to work for the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation as a State Park Ranger, specifically assigned to Little Sahara State Park. Working as a state park ranger he is able to travel to other parks throughout the State of Oklahoma patrolling areas such as Great Salt Plains State Park, Alabaster Caverns, Boiling Springs, and Foss Lake State Park.
Honeyman also works for the Northwest Technology Center as an instructor with the Firearms Training Simulator and other law enforcement related education programs. He has trained over 150 officers from all over Oklahoma with this Firearms Training Simulator.
Honeyman strives to always maintain a positive, professional appearance and attitude in all positions he holds, both as a law enforcement officer and as an educator. He specifically expressed sincere gratitude to Woods County Sheriff Rudy Briggs. Adam said without the support of Sheriff Briggs there is absolutely no possible way he would be able to lead the successful career he has today.