COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers are continually looking “beyond the plate” to remove drugs from Ohio communities and return stolen vehicles to their rightful owners.
Troopers who excelled during the second quarter of 2016 were recognized for their achievements at a recent ceremony held at the Patrol’s Training Academy by Lieutenant Colonel Kevin D. Teaford.
The Ace Award is for excellence in auto larceny enforcement. Each winner will receive a certificate, uniform ribbon, and an Ace license plate for display on his or her patrol car. The Criminal Patrol Award is for excellence in felony enforcement. Each winner will receive a certificate and uniform ribbon.
Granville Post Troopers Justin C. Hurlbert and Taylor H. Vogelmeier received Criminal Patrol Awards.
A total of 33 troopers statewide received the Criminal Patrol Award and three received the Ace Award.