Meet Gary Hobbs

HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT CHIEF GARY HOBBS – MANSFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT In 2006, Chief Gary Hobbs created the Mansfield Police Department Christmas Project. Each year, Chief Hobbs seeks out corporate sponsors and donors to provide private funding for the project.  Approximately 200 children benefit from the Christmas Project.  The gifts Chief Hobbs is … More Meet Gary Hobbs

Meet Dan Herman

HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT LIEUTENANT DAN HERMAN – CALCASIEU PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE In March 2016, the Nibletts Bluff area was devastated by flood waters from the Sabine River.  Lt.  Dan Herman lost his home to the flood, but rather than address his own personal loss, he worked tirelessly helping others. When Sheriff Mancuso … More Meet Dan Herman

Meet Robin & Todd Green

HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS CORPORAL ROBIN GREEN & CORPORAL TODD GREEN LAFAYETTE POLICE DEPARTMENT In August, 2016, the Acadiana area experienced extremely heavy rains that caused widespread flooding. As a result, many officers were called in to perform evacuations of trapped residents. Corporal Todd Green and at that time, Corporal Robin Starring, did … More Meet Robin & Todd Green

Meet Henry Briggs

HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT  OFFICER HENRY BRIGGS – BATON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT Officer Henry Briggs is being honored for demonstrating extraordinary compassion in helping a community member get back on his feet after a job loss.  While on patrol, Officer Briggs and Sergeant Darryl Honoré met a man in need of a ride.  … More Meet Henry Briggs

Meet Shantell Howard

Service Before Self Award Recipient Officer Shantell Howard – New Orleans Police Department For the last two years, Officer Shantell Howard has done Thanksgiving a little bit differently than many of us.  Officer Howard purchased and  prepared food and then spent Thanksgiving Day serving a full holiday meal to 60 residents of a transitional housing … More Meet Shantell Howard

2017 Event Photos

The 2017 Heart of Law Enforcement Award Ceremony was a huge success!  With Kiran Chawla as emcee and LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron as the keynote speaker, how could it be anything else!?!  BTB was also fortunate to have both Governor John Bel Edwards and Lieutenant Governor William “Billy” Nungesser address the crowd.  Nearly 200 … More 2017 Event Photos