He was promoted to corporal last year.
Feldkamp has received numerous honors during his law enforcement career, including the highest score in his graduating class at the Police Training Institute. Other honors include:
• Correctional Officer of the Year from the International Association of Correctional Officers.
• Outstanding Service Award from the Effingham County Sheriff’s Department.
• American Legion Citation of Achievement for being a finalist for Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Feldkamp is also heavily engaged in the community as a charter member of the Effingham Lions Club, member of Altamont Masonic Lodge 533, board member for the Effingham County Youth Commission, Altamont Unit 10 school board member and member of the Effingham County Farm Bureau.
Feldkamp is the son of Roy and Joanne Feldkamp of Altamont. He is married to the former Karen Kautzner and has three children.
Bill Grimes can be reached at 217-347-7151, ext. 132, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.