Photo/Story Gallery 2005

Traffic Safety Committee Honors Troopers

photo of Cpl. Martis and Lt. Santangelo.Recently, the Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches honored law enforcement officials with its 20th Annual Distinguished Awards Luncheon in West Palm Beach.

Two troopers from Troop L received awards for their enforcement efforts during the past year. Corporal Nelson Martis received a High Enforcement Award for his continual dedication to reduce traffic crashes caused by speeding violations.

Pictured left, Cpl. Nelson Martis and Lt. Pat Santangelo.

Trooper Eric Devaul received a DUI Enforcement Award for his 103 DUI arrests that helped reduce the amount of alcohol-related traffic crashes in the area.

Lieutenant Pat Santangelo received the top Public Information Officer Award for his work in ensuring excellent media coverage along Florida’s Turnpike.

Major Guzman and Trooper Devaul Major Guzman and Cpl. MartisPictured left, Major Miguel Guzman and Trooper Eric Devaul and right, Major Miguel Guzman and Cpl. Nelson Martis.

The honorees each received certificates, a free lunch, and the esteem of fellow officers during the ceremony.

Troop L’s troop commander, Major Miguel Guzman, thanked the Traffic Safety Committee for recognizing his troopers for their hard work in helping to make the roads safer for everyone.