The Utah Attorney General’s Office found itself the proud recipient of multiple Best of State awards this year. Those in the Utah AG’s office work hard to uphold the Constitution, enforce the law, and protect the interests of Utah and its people. Our sincere thanks to all those who give their time and energy to help make our office the Best of State.
The Best of State Awards recognize outstanding individuals, organizations and businesses in Utah. More than 100 judges review the nominations and determine the winners based on achievement in the field of endeavor, innovation or creativity in approaches, techniques, methods or processes, and contribution to the quality of life in Utah.
See below for a complete list of the AG’s Best of State 2018 awards.
Elected State Official: Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes
Military Personnel/Unit: Utah@EASE
Public Safety: Investigations Division, Utah AGO
Public Works: Utah Opioid Task Force
Public/Private Partnership: The Utah Children’s Justice Center Program
Publication: Utah AGO White Collar Crime Offender Registry
State Agency/Office: Utah Attorney General’s Office
Victim Advocacy: Attorney General Sean Reyes
Web-based Community Resource: The SafeUT App
The Utah AGO nominated DEA District-Agent-in-Charge Brian Besser for the following award due to his relentless work in combatting the opioid epidemic that has hit Utah both in the metro and rural areas. We are privileged to call him a partner, colleague, and friend.
Public Safety Officer: DEA District-Agent-in-Charge Brian Besser