ROANOKE VA April 21 2017 - A local officer was honored on Wednesday with the 4th Circuit Court Security Officer of the Year award after he saved two lives on his way to work this past September.
Court Security Officer Frank Neice drove up to an accident in Pulaski County where a truck hit a tree and caught fire.
Veteran, retired police officer saves two people from burning truck in Pulaski
Walden Security recognized Neice for pulling both passengers out of the burning vehicle to safety and calling 911.
CSO Neice is also a retired Blacksburg police officer and a 26-year military veteran.
“He does what he knows is right and it really does represent Frank’s life. Like I said, he's been serving our country and serving law enforcement since 1984,” said U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Ballou.
Walden Security chose CSO Neice out of 550 court security officers in the 4th Circuit.