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SVCC holds Law Enforcement Awards Banquet

Southside Virginia Community College recently held the ninth annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet on the Christanna Campus in Alberta. For this event local law enforcement agencies are invited to select an Officer of the Year to receive an award and be recognized at the banquet. Guest speaker was Brian J. Moran, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Pictured, from left, front row, are Trooper Jason P. Peck, Virginia State Police; Alfonzo Seward, Assistant Professor of Administration of Justice; Officer Seth A. Myers, Blackstone Police Department; Katina C. Mason, Greensville County Sheriff’s Office; Trooper Joshua R. Carter, Virginia State Police; Detective Ella Turner, Crewe Police Department; Officer D.W. Medlin, Victoria Police Department; Officer Justin T. Anderson, Kenbridge Police Department; back row, Dr. Tara Carter, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs; Senior Trooper David K. Pendergrass, Virginia State Police; Investigator Adam E. Martin, Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office; Officer William M. King, Emporia Police Department; Deputy Clay Sasser, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office; Officer William W. Stembridge, Chase City Police Department; Officer T.R. Jimmerson Jr., South Hill Police Department; Deputy Davis A. Cumbia, Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office; Corporal Tim Garner, Clarksville Police Department and Moran.