The National Law Enforcement Challenge Highway Safety Awards Breakfast was held On October 27th at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was recognized for being second in the nation for Highway Safety amongst Sheriff’s Offices nationwide having 21 to 250 sworn deputies. The entry was submitted by Deputy First Class Mark Robshaw of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Community Action Team (CAT). The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office won first place recognition in the state of Maryland for the entry. The Sheriff’s Office received a $5000.00 award from the Maryland Highway Safety Office to be used for the purchase of traffic safety related equipment.
The National Law enforcement Challenge (NLEC) recognizes and awards excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs, focusing on impaired driving, occupant protection, and speeding. The NLEC is supported through a cooperative agreement between the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, working collaboratively with the National Sheriff’s Association, Governors Highway Safety Association, and the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
|From left: Sheriff Mike Evans, Dfc. Mark Robshaw, Cpl. Jason Dean, and Capt. Todd Ireland|