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Marine Police Officer Lauded for Rescue Efforts
April 12, 2004
Marine Police Officer Tommy Haynes of Newville was recently honored by Governor Bob Riley and the Alabama Department of Conservation for his heroic efforts in rescuing 12 people in three separate incidents. Officer Haynes received Alabama’s Officer of the Year Award and recently received a Certificate of Valor and a Medal of Valor.
Officer Haynes, who patrols
Officer Haynes has shown himself to be a person of integrity and courage, and his accomplishments in the fields of enforcement and education have always proven him to be an exemplary officer. Although Officer Haynes would say he was “just doing his job,” people are alive today because of his dedication to duty and his commitment to the boaters of
Left to Right: Conservation Commissioner Barnett Lawley, Marine Police Officer Tommy Haynes, his wife Vickie, and Governor Bob Riley.