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SC Department of Public Safety honors local agencies for DUI efforts

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PFC Jonathan Lawrence accepts his award for Officer of the Year. PFC Jonathan Lawrence accepts his award for Officer of the Year.
Captain Woods accepting the award on behalf of the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. Captain Woods accepting the award on behalf of the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and North Charleston Police Department were honored this week for their work in DUI enforcement.

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety held its 9th Annual DUI Enforcement Recognition and 2013 Law Enforcement DUI Challenge Ceremonies on Tuesday. 

Charleston County Sheriff's Office took home the Agency of the Year award for the category of 101 or more officers. The sheriff's office issued 162 DUI arrests in 2013. 

North Charleston Police Department Patrolman First Class Jonathan W. Lawrence was named Officer of the Year for the category of 101 or more officers. Officer Lawrence was responsible for 100 DUI arrests last year. 

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