Two local civic organizations  recognized  local law officials today.

The Sioux Falls and Brandon Optimist Clubs today honored South Dakota Law Enforcement personnel at their 29th Annual “Respect For Law” Appreciation Breakfast for their solid commitment to carry out the duties of their respective branch of law enforcement.  The speaker for the breakfast was Secretary of Corrections, Dennis Kaemingk.

Those receiving awards are as follows:
SD Highway Patrol - Trooper Chris Hogan
SF Police Dept. - Sgt. Tim Hagen
SD State Penitentiary - Corporal Amanda Reisner
Minnehaha Co. Sheriffs Dept. - Detective Jennifer VanRoekel

A $500.00 donation from the Optimist Clubs to the Special Olympics “Torch Run” Committee was also received by Brandon Police Chief Dave Kull.

Allison Bakke SF Optimist Club