Photo/Story Gallery 2008

Lakeland Troopers Honored

Lt. QuennevilleTrooper GlascoThe Polk County Presidents of the Roundtable Organization recently recognized a number of law enforcement and fire rescue personnel in Polk County for their role in heroic events in the community.

Lt. Kristina Quenneville was named Officer of the Year for her role in capturing an aggressive driver who was armed with numerous weapons and threatening motorists along the interstate system. She assisted with apprehending a career criminal and helped recover a significant amount of drugs and dangerous firearms.

Trooper Roger Glasco was named First Runner Up for the Officer of the Year Award for his life saving efforts in 2007 by preventing two separate people from jumping to their death from the top of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge – both lives saved during the same shift!

Both members displayed the highest acts of bravery and heroism recognized by members of the community for their important public service. Congratulations for receiving these important honors!