Lt. J.L. Redden of the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office was awarded for his outstanding accomplishments in DUI enforcement at a recent WV State DUI conference. Lt. Redden is trained as a Drug Recognition Expert in detecting individuals driving under the influence of drugs and what types of drugs they are under the influence of. Lt. Redden was recognized as the top DRE Officer in West Virginia with 58 drug influence evaluations in 2018. Lt. Redden was also awarded for being among the top 8 officers in West Virginia for making 88 driving under the influence of alcohol arrests in 2018. The RCSO would like to congratulate Lt. Redden for a job well done by stopping alcohol and drug impaired drivers and helping keep the streets in Raleigh County safer.