Nate Theiss honored for 15 years of service at WCSO

State Senator Paul Bailey presents proclamation to officer


Nate Theiss has been a member of the White County Sheriff’s Office since 2007, and, as a commemoration for his 15 years of service to, State Senator Paul Bailey presented him with a proclamation thanking him for his dedication.

Theiss, a graduate of White County High School, always had his intentions sent on a life in law enforcement, having studied criminal justice and having been a member of the Sheriff’s Explorer Program while in high school. Theiss also received the Criminal Justice Rotary Award.

After a brief time as a reserve officer with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Theiss began his career in White County as a correction officer in 2007. By 2008, Theiss had been promoted to the warrants department.

Theiss completed his P.O.S.T. training at Walters State Community College Police Academy and was later promoted to lieutenant over the White County Warrants Division.

In September 2001, Theiss was promoted to his current position: Director of Administration.

The proclamation, signed by Speaker of the Senate Randy McNally and presented to Theiss by Senator Paul Bailey, alongside Representative Paul Sherrell and Sheriff Steve Page, commends Theiss and says he has “served with integrity and professionalism and has contributed greatly to the safety of the citizens of White County.”

The proclamation goes on to say that “throughout his estimable career, Deputy Theiss has epitomized the spirit of commitment to family and community that are characteristic of a true Tennessean.”      


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