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FOUR HONORED FOR EFFORTS IN JAMAL DEAN CRIMINAL CASE

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Four local law enforcement officials were honored in Washington D.C. Thursday.

Assistant United States Attorney Forde Fairchild, Sioux City Police Officer Kevin McCormick and Detective Troy Hansen received the Honor Award from the 20th annual Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ceremony.

ATF Special Agent Todd Monney received a Distinguished Service Medal.

FORDE FAIRCHILD KEVIN MCCORMICKThey were honored for the investigation, arrest and prosecution of Jamal Dean and several co-defendants for numerous crimes committed in Siouxland.

Dean shot Officer McCormick in the head in April of 2013 during a traffic stop.

In March of 2012, Jamal Dean shot two other individuals in gang related activities and later in 2013 he and his brother and another fellow gang member, beat and robbed at gun point a pair of drug dealers.

Jamal Dean was arrested by Texas officers just 70 miles from Mexico in May of 2013.

The combined cases resulted in 13 convictions including a life sentence for Jamal Dean.