Military Order of the World Wars honors Sheriff Richard D. Wiles

The Military Order of the World Wars named Sheriff Richard D. Wiles as the Law Enforcement Exceptional Law and Order Service Awardee. 

The honor, awarded during a ceremony on on Saturday, June 12, 2021, recognizes Sheriff Wiles’ law enforcement career and dedication to the El Paso Community, including the most recent implementation of the Crisis Intervention Unit.

The Greater El Paso Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars also presented Sheriff Wiles with a plaque recognizing the organizations response during the August 3 mass shooting event.

The award also honored the continued response and dedication of  the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office personnel during the 2020 pandemic.