At the annual awards ceremony, the Fraternal Order of Police recognizes officers and others who exhibit brilliance in law enforcement.

 

Tri-County FOP Lodge #3 Member of the Year

2018 – Edward G. Semlitsch

2017 – Alice Lang

2016 – Ryan C. Heid

2015 – Matthew A. Woodall

2014 – Harold Phillips

2013 – Travis C. Dodd

2012 – Daniel G. Isgett

2011 – Scott Rywelski

2010 – William Lang

2009 – James Bateman

2008 – Frank Nigro

2007 – Shawn Laffey

2006 – Vic Nico

2005 – Thomas Botchie

2004 – David Lee

2003 – John C. Blackmon

2002 – Catharine Bowers

2001 – R.E. Sharpe

2000 – Daniel G. Isgett

 

Margie F. Cannon Award of Judicial Excellence:

2018 – David W. Coker

2015 – Andrew D. Grimes

2014 – Bonnie L. Koontz

2012 – Thomas Finucan

2006 – William L. Howard

2004 – Margie F. Cannon

 

Tri-County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

2018 – Lieutenant Richard Keys, North Charleston Police Department

2016 – Corporal Gene E. Johnson – Walterboro Police Department

2015 -Trooper Travis L. Clemons – South Carolina Highway Patrol, Troop Six

2014 – Lance Corporal Mark E. McDonald – South Carolina Highway Patrol, Troop Six

 

South Carolina Legislator of the Year

2018 – Senator Sean M. Bennett

2016 – Senator Paul R. Thurmond

 

Award of Lifetime Achievement

2016 – Thomas G. Botchie

2015 – John E. Tharp

2015 – Joyce Kephart-Adair

2014 – Ernest S. Moultrie

2012 – Paul Brouthers

2011 – James Foster

2011 – Ernie Lilienthal

2010 – Harold Isgett

2006 – Anthony Smith