Lexington, SC (May 4, 2018) – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Chief Terrence Green was presented with the “Criminal Justice Award” during the South Carolina Victim Assistance Network annual conference in Columbia, South Carolina.
Chief Terrence Green was nominated for this award by the Lexington Police Department Victim Advocate Sadiyah Cochran and she wrote, “Chief Terrence Green has a reputation that precedes him because of his love for people and the kindness in how he does his job. He doesn’t just say what he will do something, he follows through and that means a lot.
His commitment to consistently ensure that victim’s needs are meet from the time of an incident, through the course of the investigation and continuing until the case has been adjudicated are all important.
Under his leadership there has been a focus on training so that officers are knowledgeable in victim services and in the community resources that can be provided them such as Sistercare, private counselors and other non-profits who are all working towards the same end goals.”
After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Chief Terrence Green joined the Lexington Police Department in 1993 and he was appointed Chief of Police on October 2, 2006. He has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Strayer University and he is a graduate of both the 217th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Executive Development Program (FBI-LEEDA).