Submitted by the city of Ridgeland:
Mississippi Crime Stoppers awarded the Law Enforcement Coordinator Lifetime Service Award for 2013 to Detective Frank Dillard. Dillard has been the local coordinator with Mississippi Crime Stoppers for the Ridgeland Police Department since 1996. He has been extremely active with Crime Stoppers in tracking down leads. He is considered to be one of the most dedicated individuals in law enforcement and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Dillard was instrumental in the investigation of the Avis Banks murder case a few years ago and more recently, he was the lead investigator in the Party City capital murder case. Dillard’s energy level, passion and commitment make him an invaluable asset to the Ridgeland Police Department and to the Mississippi Crime Stoppers Program.
Pictured L-R: Frank Dillard, detective, City of Ridgeland Police Department and Trish Harbour, state director, Crime Stoppers, Mississippi Department of Public Safety.