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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 8, 2016

2016 Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement

Columbia, South Carolina – Acting United States Attorney Beth Drake’s Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA), and the Strom Thurmond Foundation will host a luncheon on Friday, September 9, 2016, for the presentation of the 2016 Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement.  These awards, established in 1983 by Senator Strom Thurmond,  are presented annually to a city, county, state, and federal law enforcement officer who have demonstrated the highest ideals of excellence in professional law enforcement.  The awards ceremony will be attended by law enforcement officers from throughout the state.

The 2016 awards luncheon will be held at the Fort Jackson Officers’ Club at Fort Jackson.  Lunch will begin at 12:00 Noon and the awards program will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m.  The names of award recipients will be announced during the luncheon. 

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Updated September 8, 2016