Bossier sheriff’s office detective receives VFW’s Outstanding Law Officer Service Award for 2022-23

Congratulations are in order for Bossier Sheriff’s Office Detective Leighton Becker for recently receiving the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Outstanding Law Officer Service Award for 2022-23. Detective Becker was presented the award at the VFW, Department of Louisiana’s Annual State Convention Joint Opening in Alexandria, LA., on June 16, 2023. The award was presented on behalf of more than 11,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and more than 5,000 members of the VFW Auxiliary.
Detective Becker is a 15-year veteran of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office who has served in several different divisions throughout his career including Corrections, Patrol, Training and Investigations. He is a team leader for the BSO SWAT Team. Detective Becker also formerly served in the United States Marine Corps.
“Detective Becker personifies the excellence that is expected by all of us at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office,” said Sheriff Whittington. “He is truly deserving of this award because of his commitment to his duty as a Bossier Deputy.”
Detective Becker was chosen to receive the award over many other nominees for his outstanding service to the citizens of Bossier Parish.