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The Optimist Club of Radcliff hosts an annual Respect for Law program each year to honor local law enforcement officials for their hard work and dedication to the protection of the citizens in their community. This year, the local law enforcement officials recognized were Chief Jeffrey A. Cross, Capt. William E. Wells Jr. and Officer Mark J. Kirkpatrick of the Radcliff Police Department; Chief Tracy A. Schiller, Major Troy Dye and Major Jamie Lane of the Elizabethtown Police Department; Lt. Jeremy Thompson and Capt. John Ward of the Kentucky State Police; Sheriff Charlie Williams of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office; Jailor Danny Allen and Chief Deputy John Timbers of the Hardin County Detention Center; Lt. Col. Robert L. Schiller Jr. and Chief James K. Sullivan of the Fort Knox Military Police; Chief Kenneth L. Mattingly of the Vine Grove Police Department; and Chief Butch Curl of the West Point Police Department. Co-chairs for the event were Tonia Freeman and John Freeman, of the Optimist Club of Radcliff. The guest speaker for the evening was Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Judge Kimberly Winkenhofer-Shumate brought members of her Teen Court and Neal Gibbs and Rudy Garcia brought members of the North Middle School JLC Junior Optimist Club, to help in the program.