Photo/Story Gallery 2009

FHP Participates in Fund Raising Event for Former Trooper

Tom Winders, Wayne Meltzer, Matt Warnock, Mary Lathrop, James Durden, Scott Coley, Mark Wysocky, Bill Smith and Javier Pestana.Troopers from the Davie and Miami district participated in a fund raising event for former Trooper D. Scott Coley. Scott worked for the Florida Highway Patrol for 16 years in Troops L & K before going to the Federal Air Marshals. Scott is recovering from brain cancer surgery. The event raised over $18,000 for Scott’s recovery effort.

The event included a 1 mile run, raffle, silent auction, K-9 demonstration, the seat belt convincer and FHP’S 1940 Ford was on display.

Pictured: Tom Winders, Wayne Meltzer, Matt Warnock, Mary Lathrop, James Durden, Scott Coley, Mark Wysocky, Bill Smith and Javier Pestana.

Auxiliary Warnock demonstrates the convincer.
Auxiliary Matt Warnock demonstrates the convincer.

Lt. Durden narrates the K-9 demonstration.
Lt. James Durden narrates the K-9 demonstration.

Trooper Winders and K-9 Bono.
Trooper Tom Winders and K-9 Bono.

Trooper Smith leads the 1 mile run.
Trooper Bill Smith leads the 1 mile run.