FAPD officer receives top honors at SC Criminal Justice Academy
Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Forest Acres Police Officer Heather M. Champagne was recently awarded the coveted J. P. Strom Award for having the highest academic average in her class at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
Officer Champagne graduated on December 2, 2016 after completing 12 weeks of police training. She was a student in Basic Law Enforcement Class 656.
A native of New Hampshire, Champagne is a 2007 graduate of Norwich University, Vermont, with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, as well as the University of South Carolina in 2010 with an M.A.T. in Elementary Education.
She began work at the Forest Acres Police Department in July 2014.