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Lance LoRusso ('99)

February 9, 2011

Lance LoRusso Made Honorary Major by Cobb Police Chief

Cobb County Police Chief John Houser honored local attorney Lance LoRusso with the title of "Honorary Major" on February 1, 2011. This is the first such award given by the Cobb County Police Department. Chief Houser, Deputy Chief Ron Storey and Detective Bob Pierce presented "Major" LoRusso with a plaque "in sincere appreciation for your support and assistance to the charitable programs benefiting the residents of Cobb County, GA."

Lance was proud to serve as a Cobb County Police Officer for 12 years before becoming an attorney in 1999. He received his law degree with honors from Georgia State University College of Law while working full-time with the Cobb County Police and the Cobb Solicitor General's Office.

"As a former police officer, Lance understands the demands that are placed on officers in the field every day," explains Chief John Houser. "I commend him for service to this community and his continued support and dedication to the men and women of the Cobb County police department"

Lance is a strong advocate for Cobb County and Georgia law enforcement. He serves as General Counsel to the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police as well as Lodge Attorney for Cobb County's Lodge 13 of the Fraternal Order of Police. Additionally, he responds to critical incidents on behalf of law enforcement officers. In 2010 Lance launched a blog -- -- dedicated to educating law enforcement officers about legal issues, legislative trends and current events affecting their profession.

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