Sen. Rick Jones named Legislator of the Year by Michigan police chiefs

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LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP) presented Sen. Rick Jones with the organization’s Legislator of the Year award.

Former MACP president and Grand Ledge Police Chief Martin Underhill, MACP legislative chair and Howell Police Chief George Basar, and MACP president and Northville Township Chief John Werth presented Jones with the award at their annual conference in Grand Rapids.

“It is an honor to be recognized for helping support our local law enforcement officers and ensuring we do what we can to best protect the public,” said Jones, R-Grand Ledge. “I will continue to work hard to make Michigan a safer place.”

Jones is a former Eaton County sheriff and chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Editor’s note: The above photograph of Jones is available by clicking on the image or by visiting the senator’s website at www.SenatorRickJones.com. Click on “Photowire.”

Caption: The Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police (MACP) presented Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, with the organization’s Legislator of the Year award at their annual conference in Grand Rapids. Pictured from left: Grand Ledge Police Chief Martin Underhill, former MACP president; Jones; Howell Police Chief George Basar, MACP legislative chair; and Northville Township Chief John Werth, MACP president.