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Optimist Club To Pick Officer Of the Year

The Taylorville Optimists Club is celebrating National Police Week and they will be honoring an officer of the year at their Breakfast Salute to Law Enforcement on Thursday May 23rd at their meeting at 6:30AM in Taylorville.   Terry Wright, the Program Director for the Month of May which is “Respect the Law” Month, says the meeting will be broken down into three sections:  A tribute to those fallen officers, A guest speaker, the newly appointed acting director of the Chief of Police, and the Officer of the Year award.



Three Officers were picked from the nominations but this is the first year where a Department of Corrections officer was chosen with the nominations.



The Optimist Club is very strong in their support for law, and if anyone is interested in the Optimist Club, contact Terry Wright at 827-5978.

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