U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO HONOR SHERIFF JUAN HERNANDEZ

U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO HONOR SHERIFF JUAN HERNANDEZ

The U.S. Attorney’s Office will honor Doña Ana County Sheriff Juan Hernandez Thursday as part of its second annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony in recognition of outstanding service on the part of federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement officers.

The ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 at the U.S. Attorney’s Office at 555 S. Telshor, Suite 300 in Las Cruces. A reception will follow the ceremony.

Hernandez, Sheriff since 1999, recently announced that he will retire soon to focus on his health. He said he plans to attend the ceremony, however, to receive the award.

For more information, call the Albuquerque Office of the U.S. Attorney at (505) 346-7274.