The Southern WV Regional Highway Safety Program held an awards banquet in Beckley on 12-05-2019. The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office was awarded the Outstanding Department Award and was the only Sheriff’s Office in the region to receive the award.
Dep. Bo Garrett received the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) award for the completion of the DRE course to evaluate individuals driving under the influence of drugs. Dep Will Ramey received the Enforcement Ace Award for his enforcement of DUI laws, red light violations and distracted driving violations. Lt. Jason Redden was awarded the Occupant Protection Award, Enforcement Ace Award, MADD(Mothers Against Drunk Driving) DUI Award and the DRE Award. Lt. Redden was recognized as being one of the top 20 DRE officers in the nation for his arrests of drug impaired drivers. The RCSO would like to congratulate these deputies and all of our deputies for a job well done in DUI and traffic enforcement.