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."