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September 27 06:05 PM

DeSoto Sheriff Arbuckle honored for excellence


NATCHITOCHES, La.— DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle was recognized at the 2013 Biennial Achievements Awards Ceremony and Luncheon for his outstanding contributions to improving the overall excellence of law enforcement in DeSoto Parish.

It was also brought out at the ceremony that, during his tenure as sheriff, he completely modernized the sheriff’s department, bringing it into the 21st century as a state-of-the-art operation, including upgrading facilities and equipment and personnel management and training.

More than 200 leaders, dignitaries and elected officials gathered at the Natchitoches Evens Center to participate in ceremonies honoring outstanding individuals in their fields from throughout the Ark-La-Tex.

The event was sponsored by the Coordinating and Development Corporation, of which DeSoto Parish and the communities therein are members.

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