All deputies, including reserves, auxiliaries, and communications officers, have been fitted for new uniforms. A large shipment of uniforms was received from the vendor Oct. 14, and many patrol deputies began wear ing.
Each year nominees are presented by their respective agencies to be considered for this prestigious award, which is given in memory of Bossier City Police Officer Trey Hutchison, who was slain in August 2004 while responding to a 911 domestic violence call.
Sheriff Steve Prator presented the department’s Distinguished Action Medal to Sr. Deputy Marcus Green for his actions on July 13, when he rescued a citizen from a smoke-filled house on Denny Drive. Despite visible flames escaping from the top of the house, the man, who was a neighbor, went into the house to search for a cat.