Lancaster County Sheriff, Officer Awarded State Honors

LANCASTER, S.C. — Both the sheriff and an officer at a South Carolina sheriff’s office have been honored by a state law enforcement group.

Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile received an award for ethics and excellence and Lt. Christy Rogers was named officer of the year last month by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association.

Rogers has worked for the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years, going from a patrol deputy to supervising the agency’s crime scene and evidence unit.

Faile has also spent his entire career with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, starting as a patrol deputy before becoming sheriff 13 years ago.