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U.S. Attorney’s Office Honors Law Enforcement Partners in Third Annual “Excellence in the Pursuit of Justice” Award Ceremony

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – Acting United States Attorney Charles J. Kovats today announced the recipients of the third annual U.S. Attorney’s Office “Excellence in the Pursuit of Justice” Awards. Law enforcement officials from five agencies are being honored for their outstanding work and exceptional contributions in the pursuit of truth and justice.

“I am honored to present the “Excellence in the Pursuit of Justice” awards in recognition of the exceptional work, courage, and character demonstrated by these professionals. As we continue to navigate through unprecedented challenges of this past year, these partners remain unwavering in their dedication to the pursuit of justice,” said Acting United States Attorney Charles J. Kovats. “On behalf of the entire office, I extend my sincere gratitude and commendation on a job well done.”

The honorees at today’s virtual ceremony are members of the following agencies:

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture – Office of the Inspector General
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) – St. Paul Field Division
  • Chisago County Sheriff’s Office
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Office of Criminal Investigations
Updated December 3, 2021

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