Deputy Marcus Baker is one of those guys you don't really wanna mess with while driving through Twiggs County.
"That's all I wanted to do, was look for bad guys."
He spent his entire life, wanting to become an officer of the law.
"So finally one day I just decided I'm gonna follow my dream and I did."
In his first year with the force, he won the statewide Rookie of the Year Award.
He's made it his goal, to clear the roads of drunk drivers."
"Any job you have, you do it a hundred percent. And your goal should be to be the nest at that job."
There's no doubt, baker is the best at his job. In his first year, he made 20 DUI arrests, and saved countless lives.
"I've got a wife and three small kids, and I think about how many bad guys I've come in contact with on a daily basis and how many are out there.
"He loves what he does and he's real motivated. "He's constantly wanting to learn more. He has a desire to learn all he can about this kind of work. He's a good officer" says Sheriff Darin Mitchum.
"This year I hope to win another pin. Not just for the sake of the pin, but to be able to look at other citizens and say, hey, I helped keep your streets safe. That's a good thing."