U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Allen Neal was recently awarded the Forest Service Region 8 “2016 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” award. The Forest Service Region 8 includes 13 southern states and Puerto Rico.
Neal was recognized for exceeding in law enforcement duties to promote the U.S. Forest Service mission and goals. He was specifically honored for his excellent work in conducting special case assignments and taking on extra duties as needed.
Allen Neal is a lifelong resident of McCreary County, Kentucky. He is assigned to the Cumberland Ranger District, Daniel Boone National Forest.