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SCMPD, CCSO officers honored at awards luncheon

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Three officers with the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Dept. were honored Wednesday at the Southside Optimist Club's annual awards luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn in Savannah.

Sgt. Brad Beddow received the Officer of the Year Award. The Investigator of the Year Award went to Det. Mike Delatorre. CNT Agent David Arbizo was named the Agent of the Year. 

Beddow, who works in the Traffic Unit and is a SWAT member, has been with the department for 14 years, according to SCMPD.

Delatorre, is a precinct detective for the West Chatham Precinct, has been with the department for 13 years. 

Arbizo, who works in the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team Major Case unit and is a SWAT member, has been with the department for 10 years. 

Cpl. Maxine Evans was named Enforcement Officer of the Year for saving an inmate's life by performing the Heimlich maneuver while he was choking, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.

Evans also helped care for an injured Operation New Hope dog after it was caught in the fence. She has been with the CCSO for 13 years and is currently assigned in housing unit 5 as a C watch supervisor.

Cpl. Ernest Frazier was named Enforcement Officer of the Year for authoring the developing the guidelines and protocol for the courts' FTO program. He has been with the CCSO for 19 years and is assigned to Court Services. 

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