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For Immediate Release

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September 23, 2012 Chris Bozeman, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Lone Star Fugitive Task Force
Western District of Texas – San Antonio (210) 271-2507
Deputy U.S. Marshal Receives Prestigious Award
Honored For Protecting Children from Harm

LSFTF LogoSan Antonio, TX – The Texas Regional Advisory Board of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, sponsored their annual gala Saturday evening at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Austin, TX. Nicholas Rose, Deputy U.S. Marshal for the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, San Antonio Division, was the recipient of the 2012 Texas Children’s Hero Award.

During the Texas Heroes for Children Gala, the Hero Award is presented to a law enforcement officer who has “demonstrated exemplary service in protecting a child from harm”. Selection for this prestigious award was considered among 11 nominees submitted by agencies throughout the state of Texas. Deputy Rose’s efforts in investigating and arresting sex offenders under the Adam Walsh Act were recognized in the receiving of this award.

Robert R. Almonte, United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas, states, “It is with great pleasure to honor Deputy U.S. Marshal Nicholas Rose with an award deserving to a law enforcement officer who displays a tireless dedication to duty in the protection of our most valuable resource – our children.”

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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