Photo/Story Gallery 2011
Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches Honors Troopers
The committee honored Cpl. Marcus Thomas by presenting him the distinguished service and special recognition awards for his relentless work on a traffic homicide case. Through his work in the investigation, the suspect was brought to justice after escaping custody and fleeing to Honduras.
Troopers Sean Laljie, Steven Vershel and William Shogran each received the high enforcement awards. Trooper Deanna Martinez received the Driving Under the Influence Enforcement Award for her exceptional work that helped reduce the amount of alcohol-related crashes in the county. Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary Maj. Pat Bradley and Trooper Robert Mazza received special safety initiative awards for their continued work with the Department’s occupant protection program in Troop L.