Moulton police chief honors officers
MOULTON — Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter gave awards to six police officers for their service in 2006 at the department's Christmas party Friday night.
The officers honored were:
Sgt. Craig Knight received the Grady Rose Award, named after the former Lawrence County sheriff and commissioner who died Oct. 1, 2005.
Phil Kaylor received the Meritorious Award for 25 years of dedicated service to the Moulton Police Department.
Bob Arndt received the Drug Dog Award for making the most drug arrests for the year.
Investigator Capt. Damon Morgan, the second highest ranking officer on the force, received the Chief's Award of Excellence.
Octavius Hamilton received the Day Shift Officer of the Year Award. He made 150 arrests in 2006. (photo not available)
Shane Burkett received the Night Shift Officer of the Year Award. He made 234 arrests in 2006.
Following the awards ceremony, the officers presented McWhorter with a golden police officer trophy to thank him for his leadership.
- Kristen Bishop
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