Southeastern Officer George Giron honored by City Club
Contact: Tonya Lowentritt
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Police Officer George Giron was named Officer of the Year by the Hammond City Club, which annually honors local law enforcement personnel serving Tangipahoa Parish.
Giron was honored at the club’s annual Law Enforcement Awards Banquet in January at Trey Yuen.
Giron has approximately 20 years of law enforcement experience. He spent 18 years with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, where he served eight years in the patrol division handling a variety of calls and 10 years as a robbery detective specializing in solving armed robbery cases.
“It is a blessing to have Officer Giron as an outstanding member of Southeastern’s Police Department,” said Mike Prescott, director of the university police department. “George brings a lot of knowledge and skill to our department, and I am extremely proud of his work ethic, integrity and caring for both the university police department and the university community.”
A member of the university police department since 2007, Giron is certified in police mountain bike, advanced interview and interrogation and as a field training officer. He also received P.O.S.T. (Police Officer Standard Training) instructor certification in taser, survival Spanish, and Monadnock Defensive Tactics Systems.