J. Reuben Long Detention Center staff wins awards

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The J. Reuben Long Detention Center and its staff was recognized by the South Carolina Jail Administrator's Association at a recent meeting.

Volunteer Chaplain Bob McInerney was awarded 2014 Correctional Volunteer of the Year.

Officer Sebrina Bellamy took home the 2014 Correctional Officer of the Year award.

The meeting featured training and a chance to network with over 200 law enforcement personnel from North and South Carolina.

"In today's challenging environment, it's increasingly important for jail facilities – large and small – to come together and work in a collaborative fashion to ensure the most effective services available to the citizens of South Carolina are being rendered," Director of Detention Tom Fox said.

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