On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane. Devastation and destruction marred the entire gulf coast in the aftermath. Law enforcement agencies from across the United States volunteered to assist local law enforcement in any way possible. The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office deployed 12 individuals to assist in the effort. They included Sheriff Bob Stephenson, Capt. Joe Miller, Det. Lt. Steve Welker, Lt. Randy Wilson, Sgt. Brady Hittle, Det. Ron Buchanan, Det. Fred Curry, Dep. Tim Matheny, Dep. Tony Angelo, Dep. Phil Michel, Dep. Gary Hargraves and Communications Supervisor Kim Hambel.

Below are some of the photos from their deployment. Click on a image for a larger view.