Saturday evening, the Fraternal Order of Police Tri-County Lodge #3 hosted its annual awards night at the Felix C. Davis Community Center in North Charleston.  The event was sponsored by Thurmond, Kirchner and Timbes, P.A.

Representative Nancy Mace

Representative Nancy Mace

Special guest Representative Nancy Mace who praised the efforts and bravery of the men and women of law enforcement spoke to a packed house.

The Executive Board would like to thank everyone who assisted with making this event a success.

More photographs can be found on our FaceBook page.

The lodge recognized the following individuals for their outstanding performance and dedication to the law enforcement profession:

Award of Appreciation

This will be issued to a person or company who demonstrates exceptional actions which benefit the Good of the Order

  • Tri-County Lodge #3 Member Danielle Reed
  • Hanahan Police Department Detective Flor “Chico” Reyes
  • North Charleston Police Department Patrolman First Class Paiam Etminan
  • South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Corporal Paul Yaccabozi

 

Award of Merit

This will be awarded to a Law Enforcement Officer who’s actions are above and beyond the call of duty which results in the life saving of a life, a major case arrest or a major contraband seizure.

North Charleston Police Department Patrolman Christopher Cooper

North Charleston Police Department Patrolman Christopher Cooper receiving the Award of Merit from FOP President John Blackmon

North Charleston Police Department

  • Patrolman First Class Brandon Reid
  • Patrolman First Class James Parker
  • Patrolman First Class Andre Besancon
  • Patrolman First Class Michael Intini
  • Patrolman First Class Thomas Bennett Jr
  • Patrolman First Class Chad Gantt
  • Detective Glen Kramer
  • Patrolman First Class James Parker
  • Patrolman Sean Jellico
  • Patrolman Siobhan Brennan
  • Patrolman Christopher Cooper
  • Sergeant Joseph Sherwood

Hanahan Police Department

  • Officer Brock Tomlin
  • Detective Frank Waddell

Mount Pleasant Police Department

  • Patrolman First Class Alex Sanford
  • FTO Rosland Fredrick
  • Inspector Robert Googe

Award of Valor

North Charleston Police Department Patrolman First Class Thomas Wallace

North Charleston Police Department Patrolman First Class Thomas Wallace receiving the Award of Valor from FOP President John Blackmon

Presented to a law enforcement officer that voluntarily risks his/her own life to an extraordinary degree in saving or attempting to save the life of another person

  • North Charleston Police Department Patrolman First Class Thomas Wallace

 

Award of Lifetime Achievement

Awarded to an individual to honor his or her life-long contributions in law enforcement. He or she has consistently maintained highly creative and effective effort, displayed exemplary service and exhibited strong leadership skills.

  • Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (Retired) Ernest Sweat

 

Tri-County FOP Lodge#3 Member of the Year

The recipient of this award will be an active member who in the last calendar year consistently demonstrated a tireless effort to promote and support the Fraternal Order of Police. This member is active in lodge activities, functions, and meetings.

  • David Flemming

 

 

 

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