State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson was the guest speaker at the Sixth Annual DWI Law Enforcement Awards program in Baton Rouge. The program was sponsored by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.
The commission recognized 13 police officers and 16 agencies from across Louisiana, including Plaquemine Parish Sheriff's office, Lafourche Parish Sheriff's office, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's office, and Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office. It also recognized numerous police departments -- Bogalusa, Greenwood, West Monroe, Franklinton, Alexandria, Bossier, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Causeway Bridge, University of Grambling, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, and State Police Troop L.
The program also honored Eighth Judicial District Attorney R. Christopher Nevils, 16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney Robert Chevalier, and 24th Judicial District John J. Molasion for their efforts against DWI offenders.