Photo/Story Gallery 2002
Palm Beach County Troopers Recognized for Traffic Safety
On June 5, 2002, the “Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches” recognized Palm Beach County Troopers (Troops L & K), private citizens, and members of the news media, for their efforts toward making Palm Beach County a safe place to drive, at their 17th Annual Awards Luncheon.
Pictured FHP Award Recipients L-R: Lt. Pasco Santangelo, Major Miguel A. Guzman, Trooper Darien Beavers, Major Rick Carpenter, Colonel Knight, Trooper Conya Bassett, Chief Rick Gregory, Trooper Gary Baker and Trooper Joseph Zellner.
The keynote speaker for the event was Colonel Christopher A. Knight, Director of the Florida Highway Patrol. Colonel Knight delivered an energetic speech to the awards recipients concerning the significance of traffic safety issues and how important it is for law enforcement to continue in their combined enforcement efforts. 200 officers from twenty-seven (27) law enforcement agencies in Palm Beach County attended the awards luncheon.