members of the Henry County Police Department were
recognized yesterday at the regular Board of Commissioners
meeting for their recent work.
Tom Stott, who investigates Internet crimes against
children, was asked by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation
to participate in the multi-agency Georgia Internet Crimes
Against Children Task Force’s “Operation Broken Heart.”
force netted 14 arrests of individuals seeking to have sex
with children in the metro Atlanta area, and GBI director
Vernon Keenan sent a letter March 28 to HCPD Chief Keith
Nichols expressing his appreciation for Stott's work on the
operation. Nichols wanted to publicly commend Stott as well.
“Detective Stott was an integral team player whose efforts
contributed to the success of this operation,” Keenan wrote.
“I am very proud of the multi-agency partnership of
‘Operation Broken Heart.’ The dedication, knowledge and
expertise of the law enforcement officers and support
personnel who participated in this endeavor was unsurpassed.
With professional, hard-working participants such as
Detective Tom Stott, we are better able to protect children
separate item, Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Georgia
recognized the HCPD at its March 27 Law Enforcement Golden
Shield Honor Awards Banquet in Atlanta, with accolades
including DUI Agency Hero and Statewide Agency of the Year
for the second year in a row.
Officer Timothy Williams was named statewide Officer of the
Year and was recognized for making 162 DUI arrests in 2013.
He received a Red Pin, which signifies 150 or more DUI
arrests in a single year.
Silver Pin for 50-99 DUI arrests was presented to officers
Robert Butera (96) and Kelly Horne (74).
The Bronze Pin for 25-49
DUI arrests went to Sgt. Scott Cubmie (46) as well as
officers Wesley McNure (43), Parks McIntosh (47) and Clint