, South Carolina , United States
Jun 25, 2008 05:25pm
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Born May 23, 1952
Son of the late John and Julia Wells
Married to Wanda Jolly Wells
Member of Mon Aetna Baptist Church
Member of Union Masonic Lodge # 75 A.F.M. of S.C.
32 degree Scottish Rite Mason
Board Member of S.C. Sheriff's Association serving as Sergeant at Arms. Will be elevated to President in 2010
Member of S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Association
Past Board Member of Union County United Way
Past Board Member of National Sheriff's Association
Past Board member of Union County Health Care Foundation
Past Board Member of S.C. Law Enforcement Officers Training Council
Graduate of Union High School
Graduate of S.C. Criminal Justice Academy
Graduate of National Sheriff's Association
Graduate of F.B.I. National Academy
1994 Order of the Palmetto, presented by Governor Carol A. Campbell Jr. The highest award presented by the State of South Carolina.
1994 Kentucky Colonel, presented by Governor Brereton C. Jones. The highest award presented by the State of Kentucky.
1995 , Sheriff-of-the-Year, presented by the South Carolina Sheriff's Association.
1995 , Law Enforcement Officer of the year nominee, presented by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officer's Association.
1995, Sheriff Wells received the First, National Law Enforcement Award for Excellence in the field of missing and exploited children presented by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
1995, Law Enforcement Commendation Medal, presented by The National Society of The Sons of The American Revolution.
1996, Harmony Award, presented by Congress of Racial Equality.
Sheriff Wells has also been presented numerous other local distinguished service awards.
Law Enforcement Commendation Medal awarded by: The Sons of the American Revolution
Paul Harris Fellow awarded by: Rotary International