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DUI officers receive statewide honors

By By Marianne Todd/The Meridian Star
April 21, 2001
Two Lauderdale County deputies and Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers were honored Friday for writing a combined 478 DUI citations during 2000.
The annual banquet to honor law enforcement officers for their achievement in DUI enforcement began in 1983 when the "100 Club" was established.
The officers honored were four of 48 chosen throughout the state to receive the prestigious award. They are Lauderdale County deputies Warren Cox (102 citations) and David Rosenbaum (152 citations) and state troopers Carl E. Smith (117 citations) and Marshall A. West (107) citations.
Rosenbaum, who alone wrote 90 DUI citations since coming to the LCSD from the Meridian Police Department in October, ranked third in the state in the number of violations written.
Calhoun said he expects his officers to be honored again next year, especially since Rosenbaum is projected to write 270 DUI violations this year.
Officers who specialize in writing DUI citations have had additional training in field sobriety testing and in recognizing impaired drivers when making stops for other offenses, he said.
Both Calhoun and Sheriff Billy Sollie attended the banquet Friday in Jackson.
Marianne Todd is a staff writer for The Meridian Star. Call her at 693-1551, ext. 3236, or e-mail her at mtodd@themeridianstar.com.

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