Augusta VFW Post 6746 presented a Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet and honored him at their monthly meeting on Thursday.

Augusta VFW Post 6746 presented a Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet and honored him at their monthly meeting on Thursday.

The 2012-2013 award was sponsored by the local VFW post.

Herzet stated, "I am humbled by this award. These guys are the real heroes."

Belinda Larsen can be reached at blarsen@butlercountytimesgazette.com.