LBL’s Jenkins named USDA south Officer of the Year
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Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Richard Jenkins was recently named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for the Southern Region of the USDA Forest Service (FS).

Officer Jenkins has worked for the Forest Service Law Enforcement at LBL for 10 years. Duane Cameron, LBL’s FS Law Enforcement & Investigations (LE&I) Captain, remarked, “Richard has not only performed at an outstanding level in all areas of his job, he has continuously demonstrated exceptional leadership skills during many critical incidents and non-critical situations that have occurred at LBL. His ability to connect with victims, family members, and other employees has stretched throughout his career at LBL.” Cameron also stated, “His leadership and skills enable dangerous situations to be handled safely. Richard is a truly respected employee by LEO’s, FS employees, and local leaders. LE&I is very fortunate to have an employee like Richard, and his continued performance speaks for itself.”

The staff at LBL congratulates Officer Jenkins on receiving this honor.

Land Between The Lakes is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education.

LBL information and maps are available on our website at or by calling 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. We encourage visitors to review our website each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, and temporary trail and road closures. You can find out more about “Friends of LBL” at

This press release was submitted by Kathryn Harper, media contact for Friends of Land Between the Lakes.
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