HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT Corporal Michael Middlebrook – Lafayette Police Department Corporal Michael Middlebrook is nominated for his ongoing contributions to the community he patrols. Cpl. Middlebrook has established a relationship with a local convenience store in Lafayette. He collects newly expired food items from the store. These are items that must be … More Meet Michael Middlebrook
HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT SERGEANT RANDAL LEGER – LAFAYETTE POLICE DEPARTMENT Sgt. Randy Leger has been caught in the act – an act of kindness that is. He was spotted buying breakfast for a homeless woman that he has known for a long time. He considers the woman a friend. Sgt. Leger was … More Meet Randy Leger
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
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
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
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
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
Beyond the Badge is proud to announce that the Renee and Leslie Hull Fund and Mercedes Benz of Baton Rouge will both be Gold sponsors of the 2018 Heart of Law Enforcement Awards. This is Mercedes Benz of Baton Rouge’s second year as a Gold Sponsor. The Renee and Leslie Hull Fund was a generous … More Welcome Back Sponsors!
Beyond the Badge is honored to welcome back Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser as a Gold Sponsor for the 2018 Heart of Law Enforcement Awards. This is the Lt. Governor’s second year as a Gold sponsor. Cathy Childers is pictured below accepting the check from Lt. Governor Nungesser. BTB is forever grateful for his continued support! … More 2018 Sponsorships Rolling In!
It’s been a busy summer and fall for the awesome volunteers at BTB. Founder, Linda Hull, had the honor of attending the 2017 LA Sheriff’s Association Conference in July. Volunteers, Dortha Cummins and Kristy Miller, braved the rain and heat to represent BTB at the Motorman 5k in St. Francisville in May. Thank you, Ladies! … More Out and About with BTB…