VOCAL Recognized Two Area residents

Victims of Crime and Leniency or VOCAL have awarded two Wiregrass residents, for their involvement with crime victims.

Thursday, VOCAL recognized Henry County Assistant District Attorney Nereida Budny with the Patricia Riley Jones award. Mizz Jones, assisted crime victims after her own mother was murdered.

Abbeville police department Lieutenant Mike Jones received VOCALs law enforcement officer of the year award. Jones received the award for his integrity, leadership, and dedication to victims of crime.

The awards are given each year.