Rutledge awards Independence County Officer of the Year
Deputies Harder, Tate receive award
The Batesville Daily Guard
BENTON — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge Friday awarded the Independence County Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Deputy Jordan Harder and Deputy Bobby Tate with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Rutledge presented the county winners at the annual awards and recognition luncheon during the 2020 Officer of the Year luncheon at the Benton Event Center.
“It’s my honor to recognize our law enforcement officers from around the state for their dedication to protecting Arkansans,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Every day, these brave men and women leave their families without knowing if they will safely return home. Today’s recipients have gone above and beyond for all of us and we are grateful for their dedication and sacrifice.” READ MORE.