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Press Release

2017 Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement

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

COLUMBIA, SC –The United States Attorney’s Office’s Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (LECC), the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA), and the Strom Thurmond Foundation will host a luncheon on Friday, November 3, 2017, for the presentation of the 2017 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 has demonstrated the highest ideals of excellence in professional law enforcement.  The awards ceremony will be attended by approximately 150 law enforcement officers from throughout the state.

The 2017 awards luncheon will be held at the Fort Jackson Officers’ Club at Fort Jackson.  Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m. and the awards program will begin at approximately 12:45 p.m.  The names of award recipients will be announced during the luncheon. 




Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated November 2, 2017