By Alan Riquelmy
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
MARIETTA, Ga. — Helping coordinate a number of law enforcement agencies investigating the slaying of Auburn freshman Lauren Burk netted Columbus Police Sgt. Harvey Hatcher the Officer of the Month award for March.
Hatcher, a 22-year veteran of the police department, formally received the award on April Fools' Day, which drew some good-natured ribbing from fellow officers, the robbery/homicide sergeant said.
Ga. sergeant named Officer the Month