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8th Annual Stop the Violence Recognition Banquet held

Sheriff Mike Williams, others honored

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The 8th Annual Stop the Violence Recognition Banquet was held in Riverside Thursday to honor those that give their lives to build a safer and stronger Jacksonville.

Judge Charlie Cofer served as the guest speaker for the event.

One of the many people honored was Sheriff Mike Williams. Fourteen students were also given $100 gift cards for academic achievement.

Williams tweeted out after the event thanking the organization for the recognition and congratulating everyone.