Bend Police lieutenant recognized

Published Jul 10, 2014 at 05:41PM

Bend Police Lt. Ken Mannix was recognized Tuesday as the 2014 Outstanding Task Force Commander by the Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Association and the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

All drug task force team leaders in the state were eligible for the award. Mannix was selected because of his leadership, innovation and ability to build and foster relationships with task force partners while managing a large number of drug investigations, according to a Bend Police Department news release. The Central Oregon Drug Enforcement team includes members from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.