East Texas officers honored for their service

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - By Janis Demarest - email

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Law enforcement officers were honored for their dedication and service to East Texas Tuesday night.

Awards were handed out at the annual Gregg County "Giants of Law Enforcement" event. The following officers were awarded for their work:

Gladewater Police Department, Officer of the Year: Terry Davis

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Deputy of the Year: Cecil Shelton

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Detention Officer of the Year: Melissa Young

Kilgore Police Department, Investigator of the Year: David Falco

Lakeport Police Department, Officer of the Year: David Daniel

Longview Police Department, Officer of the Year, Melissa Dobbs

Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission, Agent of the Year 2009: Dale Shimpock

Texas DPS-Gregg County, Trooper of the Year: Russell "Clay" Steelman

White Oak Police Department, Officer of the Year: Rhonda Ramsey

It wasn't only law enforcement officers who were honored; Longview Police Administrator Deanna Frank was recognized as "Civilian of the Year."

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