FBI thanks and commends VBT Public Safety
At the June 21 regular meeting of the Van Buren Township Board of Trustees, Public Safety Director Carl McClanahan read a piece of correspondence praising Sergeant Bart Devos. The letter came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Terrorist Screening Center.
“Dear Director McClanahan, On behalf of the Terrorist Screening Center, I want to thank you and commend Sergeant Bart Devos of your agency. On May 14, 2011, during the course of performing law enforcement duties and upon learning of a possible subject match to the terrorist watch list, Sergeant Devos followed appropriate protocol by contacting the TSC. That contact allowed TSC to determine that the encountered individual was, in fact, a positive match to a known or suspected terrorist. Additionally, Sergeant Devos provided information which may prove valuable to the FBI…The TSC appreciates your leadership and your entire departments’ dedication to protecting our nation.”
by Kevin Werner