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Competition burns in Law Enforcement Cook Off

By Jim Wallace - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - First responders from Dougherty and Lee County faced off in competition Wednesday a Bar-B-Que cooking contest.

The 6th annual Law Enforcement Memorial Week Cook off was held at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge. A record 14 teams took part representing law enforcement and other emergency agencies.

 This year's theme was remembering fallen officers. A.D.D.U. Captain Andy Exum said "This is a time for us to all get together and honor all the law enforcement and public safety people who have fallen. Get together as a group to celebrate that."

This is a fun contest, but the men and women involved are serious about the competition. They cooked wings, Chicken, and Ribs.

Here is a list of the top performers.

  • Hot Wings
    1st Place- Navigator (Jerry Shelton/Marcus Mitchell)
    2nd Place- Smoking Guns BBQ (Victor Camp/Graham Stacey/Daryl Smith/Jody Miller)
    3rd Place-Big Dogs (Dougherty County School Police)  
  •  Chicken   
    1st Place- Cook-n-Butts and Take'n Names BBQ (Albany-Dougherty Search and Rescue)
    2nd Place-Navigator
    3rd Place-County Mounty Smokers- Dougherty County Police
  •  Ribs   
    1st Place-Lee County Sheriff's Office (The Big Bad Judge and 3 Little Pigs)
    2nd Place-Fearless BBQ (911 Center)
    3rd Place-Bonepickers BBQ/ Dougherty County Sheriff's Office

 The Grand champion team was Albany Police Corporal Marcus Mitchell and APD Maintenance Man Jerry Shelton.  


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