Congratulations to the 2017 Law Enforcement Officer Service Award Recipients: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Division & Baton Rouge Police Department Financial Crimes Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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BATON ROUGE—East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Division and the Baton Rouge Police Department Financial Crimes Division jointly received the 2017 LBA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award at the LBA Annual Security Meeting, which was held in New Orleans this past July. The two departments were nominated by Sherry Palmer of Whitney Bank and Dana Yarbrough of Investar Bank for how their officers continually go above and beyond their responsibilities, and in recognition that both departments are assets to the Louisiana banking industry.
“Louisiana banks are fortunate to work with highly professional law enforcement officials as we all work to end financial crimes. The working relationship between the bankers and all levels of law enforcement is admirable. We appreciate what the bank security officers do in our banks and we thank the law enforcement officials for their support,” said Robert T. Taylor, LBA chief executive officer.
Each year, LBA recognizes outstanding law enforcement officers who assist banks with the investigation of financial crimes. The award recipients are nominated by bankers from across the state.
About LBA: Founded in 1900, the Louisiana Bankers Association’s mission is to help banks grow and prosper in Louisiana. For more than 117 years, the LBA has provided Louisiana’s banker with top-quality professional development, revenue-enhancing products and services, governmental relations and public advocacy. For more information, go to www.lba.org.
Award Presentation Photos
(above) East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Financial Crimes Division members are presented with LBA Annual Law Enforcement Award from the bank security officers who nominated them. Pictured (back row, from left) Daniel Luckett, Chad Jones, Kevin Waguespack, Perry Frith, Otto Harshbarger, Steven Kemp, (front row, from left) Sherry Palmer of Whitney Bank, Margie Guercio, Jessica Pizzolato, Richard St. Pierre, Dana Yarbrough of Investar Bank, Kevin Chenier and Brian Blache.
(above) Baton Rouge City Police Financial Crimes Division members are presented with LBA Annual Law Enforcement Award from the bank security officers who nominated them. Pictured (from left) are Sergeant John Bellard, Detective Gayton Montgomery, Detective Samuel Stafford, Dana Yarbrough of Investar Bank, Lieutenant Shanard Carey, Sherry Palmer of Whitney Bank, Detective Joanell Robinson, Detective Reynaldo Sierra, Detective Kwouska Lee, Detective Timothy Daigre and Detective Randall Vosburg.