The Southern Jewelry Travelers Association (SJTA) hosted a special presentation during the Atlanta Jewelry Show to honor law enforcement officials who protect and serve the jewelry industry’s traveling salespeople and retailers. SJTA executive vice president Ralph Williams led the presentation, and honoree Mike Callahan, an FBI special agent with the Birmingham Division, spoke on behalf of his law enforcement colleagues.
Honorees included Captain David Farmer, Smyrna Police Department, Smyrna, Ga.; Detective Rebecca Taft, Clarke County Police Department, Athens, Ga.; Special Agent Steve Emmett, FBI, Atlanta Division; Captain Max Bartlett, Cullman Police Department, Cullman, Ala.; Officer Jason Mickle, Cullman Police Department, Cullman, Ala.; Sergeant Detective Don Isaacs, Mt. Brooks Police Department, Mt. Brooks, Ala.; Special Agent Mike Callahan, FBI, Birmingham Division; and Will Chambers, Assistant U.S. Attorney General, Birmingham, Ala.