Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie has been recognized by the Peace Officers Association of Georgia as a lifetime member.
The Peace Officer Association of Georgia helps law enforcement serve their communities better.
"The group also serves as a voice for those who wear a badge," Sheriff McDuffie said.
The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office has participated in several programs within the local school system, such as prom promise and other safety events. One hundred percent of the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office was enrolled in POAG last year.
"I am honored to be recognized as a lifetime member by such a distinguished organization and look forward to continuing my service," Sheriff McDuffie said.