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Local Knights of Columbus Soddy Daisy Chapter Honor Detective Jodi Terry


Detective Named First Responder of the Year

Hamilton County, TN – On Saturday, September 30, 2023, the Knights of Columbus, Chapter, 14079, hosted an awards ceremony and breakfast for local first responders in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee.

This year’s ceremony honored Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Detective, Jodi Terry, for his efforts to successfully investigate numerous sex crimes, felonious assaults, and crimes specifically against children. Recently, Detective Terry successfully investigated a reported incident involving inappropriate physical contact, which was sexual in nature, between an elementary school teacher and a student. During this investigation he was able to identify seven additional student victims.

Detective Terry is a recent graduate from the prestigious National Forensics Academy (June 9, 2023) and was selected to be a liaison with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) as a Taskforce Officer. He is currently working to obtain a degree in Criminal Justice from Brewton Parker College.

In attendance were numerous community residents, elected officials, first responders, and law enforcement personnel from throughout Hamilton County.

Please join with us as we congratulate HCSO Detective Jodi Terry on this receiving this prestigious award recognizing his service to Hamilton County and his investigative abilities particularly as they relate to the safety and security of our community’s children.

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