Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Sgt. Larry Parrott received the Governor's Award for Impaired Driving Enforcement on Wednesday, December 02, 2015, at the Louisville Marriott, in Louisville, Kentucky.
Lieut. Greg Poynter accompanied Sgt. Parrott to the awards program. The awards recognize law enforcement officers and agencies from across the state who have saved lives through their extraordinary efforts to reduce impaired driving.
Sgt. Parrott represented the Laurel County Sheriff's Office for the 2015 year following his efforts to remove 43 impaired drivers from Laurel County's roadways this past year. Dui (Impaired Drivers) continue to be a leading cause of severe and fatal traffic crashes here and statewide.
Sheriff Root pledges the continued support from his deputies to continue efforts to remove impaired drivers from Laurel County Roads, to help make our roadways safer for all Laurel County citizens this holiday season , and everyday.
Pictured is Sgt. Larry Parrott on the left receiving his award plaque from the Director of the Kentucky Office Of Highway Safety, Bill Bell, at the Kentucky Awards Banquet.