An employee of the Salt Lake County Attorney's Office has earned this month's "Courtesy is Contagious" Award for her efforts to help witnesses through the court system.

Carol I. Archuleta, victim-witness coordinator, received the award and a $50 U.S. Savings Bond at a Salt Lake County Commission meeting Oct. 5. The award is given by the Utah Public Employees' Association and the Salt Lake County Commission.Archuleta "routinely accompanies attorneys to court to assist in dealing with witnesses who are often frustrated by the interminable delays and unfamilar procedures," said Deputy County Attorney Rodwicke Ybarra.