Law enforcement officers honored


MISSOULA, Mont. - Law enforcement officers go the extra mile every day to protect our communities. Thursday night the public had a chance to thank and honor outstanding officers.

In Missoula, people came out for the 41st Annual Law Enforcement Banquet to recognize the 2013 officers of the year.

Missoula Mayor John Engen, the Exchange Club and local boy scouts all helped to honor 11 different officers.

They are:
Missoula County 911 Center-396 Dispatcher Stacy Ann Cole
The University of Montana, Office of Public Safety Dispatch-986 Dispatcher Mira Y. Patrick
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Scott Bennett
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden Joe Kambic
USDA Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Jackie Clark
Montana State Probation & Parole Officer Landee Holloway
Missoula International Airport Police Chief Jesse Johnson
City of Missoula Police Department Officer Mark Puddy
University of Montana, Univeristy Police Department Officer Shannon W. Parsons
Missoula County Sheriff's Department Deputy Ross Jessop
Missoula County Sheriff's Department Detention Division Officer Don Schindler

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