Jun 092014
 
Lance Corporal, Andrew Godowns of the SC Department of Natural Resources was awarded the Col. Jesse L. Altman Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement by the Rotary Club of Beaufort . This award is given to a law enforcement officer with the City of Beaufort, City of Port Royal Beaufort, County Sheriff’s Department, the South Carolina Highway Patrol, or the SC Department of Natural Resources. The award was established in 1973 by retired Marine Colonel Jesse Altman who was the Beaufort Chief of Police for 18 years.”
“Gowdowns was cited for his dedication and willingness to put others before him by risking his own safety to rescue a boater in the dark of night whose sail boat was lying on its side off Bay Point in large breakers and about to capsize.
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