Detective Lankford Receives Optimist Club's "Respect For Law" Award

Saturday, May 18, 2013
Pictured ffrom left to right are:  Gary Behler, Chairman of the Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club Respect for Law Program, Melanie Langford, Detective Robin Langford and Emily Job, Optimist Club President.
Pictured ffrom left to right are: Gary Behler, Chairman of the Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club Respect for Law Program, Melanie Langford, Detective Robin Langford and Emily Job, Optimist Club President.

The Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club honored Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Robin Langford at the club’s “Respect for Law Award” luncheon held May 17.  Detective Langford was nominated and chosen because of his outstanding forensic investigative skills, where he takes the lead role in crime scene investigations and forensic analysis.

 

The club’s “Respect for Law Program” was initiated in 1965 by Past Optimist international President Carl Bowen and former FBI Director, J.

Edgar Hoover.  The program was adopted locally because of the club’s belief that it is important for our community to recognize the many attributes of local law enforcement personnel who serve and protect the citizens of Chattanooga and Hamilton County.

 

Ms. Emily Job, President of the Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club stated, “The Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club is proud to be a long-time participant in the Optimist’s annual Respect for Law Program.  As a community , we are deeply indebted to those who choose a career of service in law enforcement. These men and women serve as the frontline of protection for all of us, and as a civic club, we are proud to honor them.”

 

Gary Behler, Juvenile Court Clerk for Hamilton County and Chairman of the Scenic Chattanooga Optimist Club Respect for Law Program said. “It has been my honor and privilege to serve as Chairman of the Respect for Law Program for the last fourteen years.  The public’s interest in forensics has definitely increase over the years with the many shows featuring these unique investigative techniques.  We are very pleased to recognize one of our local forensic stars in Detective Robin Langford.”


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