On November 16, 2017, four (4) Byrnes Mill Police Officers were given awards for DWI Enforcement at the 2017 MADD Gateway "Heroes for Heroes" Event. The event, held at Ameristar Casino St. Charles, included dinner and a special awards presentation to honor volunteers and law enforcement for all they do to keep communities safe.
The mission of MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving - is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.
Byrnes Mill Police Officer Chris Hancock, Lieutenant Roger Ide, Corporal James Iken and Officer Joe Reed were honored for their service and commitment to DWI enforcement in hopes to make an impact in their communities to end drunk driving.
Pictured L to R:
Officer Joe Reed Officer Chris Hancock Corporal James Iken Chief Gary Dougherty Not pictured: Lieutenant Roger Ide