Salem service commendation
At its monthly meeting May 30, the Salem Ruritan Club presented six awards to local law enforcement officers for public service. After each recipient's letter of commendation was read by his or her supervisor, Ruritan committee chair Roger Mitchell presented each with an engraved plaque and dinner for them, their families and supervisors. From left, the recipients: Sgt. Jeff Dodson and Law Explorer Post Capt. Michael Mawdsley, both of the Culpeper Police; Trooper Joshua Taylor and dispatcher Casey Hall of Virginia State Police; dispatcher Mathew Cody Dodson and Deputy William Christopher Ubben of Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Department.