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Member Recognition, Awards, Promotions and Retirements

2015

FHP Competes in Annual Florida Inspector’s Championship
New Major to Lead Troop J

2014

TROOPERS HONORED AT STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY
Two FHP Members Graduate From the Senior Leadership Program
Trooper McGuire Wins Again
Trooper Receives Highest Awards

2013

FHPA Trooper of the quarter
Trooper Van Leer Recognized by Local Agency
Capt. George Crotta and Milton Grosz Received 2013 Executive Director’s Award
ACE Awards Distinguish Outstanding Service
FHP Awards Medal of Valor
Florida Highway Patrol Named “Best Dressed” in North America
Troop L FHPA Members Recognized
FHP Executive Staff Members Graduate from the Chief Executive Seminar
Cpl. Steve Fisher Harbor Walk Village’s 2013 Red, White and Blue Local Hero
Troopers Helped Save a Life with Blood Donation FHP Announces New Lieutenant Colonel for Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Troops I and J
FHP Announces New Commander of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations & Intelligence
Broward County Sgt. Glass is the Sergeant of the Patrol
FHP Announces Two New Majors to Lead Patrol Operations in Tallahassee and Panama City

2012

Florida Highway Patrol receives “Above and Beyond Award” from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
ACE Awards Recognize Outstanding Service
Florida Highway Patrol Finishes Second at State Attorney’s Office 10th Annual Softball Tournament 2012
19 Graduate from Rigorous Leadership Program
Aviation Unit Becomes First State Unit to Receive National Accreditation
FHP Troopers recognized at the 2012 Mothers Against Drunk Driving Law Enforcement Recognition ceremony
Maj. James G. Brierton Retires
Lt. Leeper retires on Leap Day
Trooper Goes Above and Beyond
Duty Officer Supervisor Receives Prestigious Award
Trooper Receives Recognition for Life-Saving Actions
Florida Highway Patrol Criminal Interdiction Teams Excel in Competition

2011

Florida Highway Patrol Announces Sergeant of the Patrol
Remove Impaired Drivers (RID) Award Ceremony
Trooper Michael Vanleer Receives 2011 Executive Director’s Award
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Sergeant Recognized
FHP Announces New Major to Lead Commercial Vehicle Enforcement in Southern Region
Lieutenant William Jackson Receives ABCD Award
Trooper Robson Named Champion at Commercial Vehicle Inspectors Challenge
Trooper Named Florida’s Top Traffic Cop
Trooper Receives Award for Saving A Life
Troop Commander Graduates from the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute’s Chief Executive Seminar
Colonel Brierton Assumes Command of the Patrol
Colonel John T. Czernis Retires
SLECA Honors State Law Enforcement Officers
Troop K Garners Top Troop at Annual Competition
FHPA Trooper of the Quarter
Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches Honors Troopers
FHP Duty Officer Receives Scholarship Award
FHP Announces New Major to Lead Patrol Operations in the Tampa Bay Area
FHP Trooper Wins Chef Awards
FHP Training Academy Hosts a Public Service Recognition Week Luncheon

2010

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
Auxiliary Captain Retires after more than a Decade of Dedicated Volunteer Service
Auxiliary Trooper of the Quarter
Celebrating Ten Years of Protection for Florida Motorists
Duty Officer of the year
FHP Awards Staff Member for Outstanding Job
FHP Captain Earns Ph. D
FHP Employee Earns High Academic Honors
FHP Lt. Graduates from Command Officers Course
FHP Mourns the Loss of Friend and Retiree Joe R. Henderson, Jr.
Florida Highway Patrol Promotes Three to Take Command
Investigator Recognized for Successful Case Outcome
Investigators Recognized for Outstanding Performances
Troop F “Trooper of the Year”
Troop G FHPA Promotions
Auxiliary Trooper Receives Points of Light Award
Fallen Trooper Receives Purple Heart Posthumously
FHP Auxiliary Basic Recruit Class Graduates
Florida Highway Patrol Takes First Place
Florida vs. Georgia for Battle of the Border
Trooper Honored by Jacksonville 200 Club
FHP HONORS TOP DUI ENFORCEMENT TROOPERS
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Highlights Important Work of Communications Centers

2009

Colonel Delivers Early Christmas Present
FHP Corporal Receives LEO of the Year Award
FHP Sergeant Honored at Annual Luncheon
FHP Sergeant Receives Special Recognition
FHP Troops Sweep Awards in Law Enforcement Challenge
Local Trooper Recognized for Enforcement Efforts
Nassau County Trooper Recognized for Saving Driver
Three Troop Commanders to Lead Field Operations
Trooper Receives DUI Enforcement Award
Trooper Recognized as Mentor
Troopers Honored by SAR
Trooper Honored by Drug Task Force
Trooper Named Patrol Officer of the Year
FHP Honored at Night for Heroes
FHP Honors Top DUI Enforcement Trooper
Florida Highway Patrol Promotes Three to Major
Local FHP Retirees Honored by Troop A
RID Recognizes DUI Enforcement Officers
Troopers Honored by Traffic Safety Committee
Tyndall Thanks FHP for Child Seat Check
FHP Duty Officer Gets Commendation from Governor

2008

13 Troopers Honored for Top DUI Award
American Legion Announces Officer of the Year
Auxiliary Honors Departing Member and new Captain
Auxiliary Members Promoted
Corporal Named Pasco Officer of the Year
FHP Captain Receives Davis Award
FHP Catches Fleeing Motorcyclist
FHP Sergeant Receives Award
FHP Wins National Awards
FHPA Member Retires After 32 Years
FHPA Swearing In Ceremony
Lakeland Troopers Honored
Long Time Jacksonville FHP Maintenance Worker Retires
Long-Time Auxiliary Member Retires
Lt. Joe Tucker Retires
Ocala Trooper Given Eagle Eye
Pensacola District Commander Retires
Promotions for 2008
Sgt. Norman Krause Retires
Troop F Corporal Graduates with Masters
Troop F Honors Its Own
Troop H Gets New Commander
Trooper Awarded for DUI Efforts
Trooper Giles Celebrates 25 Years with FHP
Trooper Honored by American Society for Industrial Security
Trooper Honored by Pinellas County Commissioner
Trooper Knighted by order of Pope Benedict XVI
Trooper Makes Cold Water Rescue
Trooper Receives High DUI Award
Trooper Receives Life Saving Award
Trooper Recognized by Jacksonville 200 Club
Troopers Get Certified in Crisis Intervention
Troopers Honored in Pinellas County
Two Auxiliary Legends Retires
Lieutenant Dan Hinton honored at Drug Interdiction Program
Patrol Dogs & Handlers Graduate
Corporal Wins Gold, Again and Again!
Driver Sleep Deprivation Case Ends in Union County
FHP Attends Law Enforcement Appreciation Event
Leeper Selected as FLEPIOA “PIO of the Year”
Palm Beaches Traffic Safety Committee Honors Troopers
FHP Honors Unsung Heroes
FHP’s DOS Albury Retires
Longtime FHP Dispatcher Retires
Long-Time Jacksonville Duty Officer Retires
McNicol Named Big Bend Communications Officer of the Year
Orlando Duty Officer of the Year
TBRCC Promotes New DOS

2007

Assessors Give FHP High Marks
Auxiliary Trooper Retires After 37 Years
Award Presentation and MDT Training
Bill Shiver Retirement
Brierton Completes Leadership Seminar
Captains Complete Leadership Seminar
CSO Graduation
DHSMV Announces Florida Highway Patrol Head
DHSMV Hosts Promotion Ceremony for FHP Director
FHP Awards Medal of Valor
FHP Member Graduates from FBI Program
FHP Rewarded for Significant Seizure
FHP Salutes Long Serving Member
Gifford in FAMU Hall of Fame
In Memory of Lt. Colonel Paul B. Taylor
Interim FHP Director Named
Johnson Named Troop Commander
Lt. Bobby Collins Honored
Promoted and Reassigned
Promotions for 2007
Schultz to Head Executive Protection Detail
Sheriff’s Office Recognizes FHP Sergeant
Troop B Appreciates Two Retirees
Troop C Thanks FHPA
Troop F Honors Its Own
Troop L Personnel Recognition and Appreciation
Trooper Named Officer of the Year
Trooper Wins Gold at Police Games
Troopers Honored for Attorney General’s Award
Turnpike Enterprise Awards Troopers
Making a Difference, One Stop at a Time
Traffic Stop Leads to Grow House Bust
Traffic Stop Leads to More
Troopers Make Drug Seizure
200 Club Honors FHP Sergeant
2007 DUI 100 Club Awards
FHP Display Big Hit at Florida State Fair
FHP Receives Award at Missing Children’s Day Event
FHP Wins Big at State Safety Awards
FHP Wins National IACP Awards
Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary Inspires Holiday Spirits of Children
MADD Recognizes Pensacola Troopers
Members Get Service Pins at MDT Meeting
Troop Commander Brown Retires
Troopers Awarded for Traffic Safety Efforts
Duty Officers Honored During National Telecommunications Week
Duty Officers Recognized for Hard Work
Duty Officers Volunteer Time and Energy
FHP Says Goodbye After 35 Years
Leonard Named Duty Officer of the Year
Troopers & K-9’s Complete Drug Detection Academy

2006

Appreciation Dinner Honors Tampa Trooper
Troopers Honored for Valorous Performance
200 Club Recognizes Troopers
Above and Beyond The Call of Duty
Attorney General Honors Troopers
Captain Baumann Presents Recognition Awards
Media Traffic Safety Award
Troopers Complete ACTAR Certification
Two FHP Members Graduate from Leadership Academy
City of Hialeah Shows Appreciation to FHP
Colonel Knight Presents Recognition Awards
Colonel Promotes Trooper at Bedside
Williams Promoted to Major
Major Returns to Troop F
Troop G Troopers Win Olympic Medals
Captain Tripp Graduates from Senior Leadership Program
Major Graduates
Promotions for 2006
2006 Retirements
Graduating Trooper Leaves Unique Gift Behind
Meet the Newest K-9 Graduates
FHPA Major Retires
MADD Honors Crestview District Troopers
MADD Honors Crestview Troopers
FHP Congratulates our Two Newest Majors!
FHPA Swears In New Members
Chapman Receives FHP Purple Heart
Three Honored for Recovery of Abducted Child
FHP Captain Graduates from Executive Leadership Seminar
FHPA Awards at ATM ’06
Troop F CRTs Honored
Troop G is named Top Troop
Troop “G” Troopers Win Olympic Medals
Major Graduation
2006 Troopers of the Year Named!
Heroes Luncheon Recognizes Troopers
FHPA has a new Lt. Colonel
Runners are Recognized
DUI 100 Club 2006 Awards
FHP Field Operations Gets New Deputy Director

2005

More Panhandle Troopers Complete CPS Course
Lt. Burroughs Receives “Years of Service” Award
Retired FHP Captain Continues To Serve Community
FHP Corporal Honored for Life-Saving Acts
Lt. Weaver receives FHPA honor
FHP Corporal Featured in FIU News
Lieutenants Jones and Nunez, and Sergeant Brown Promotions
Talton Dunn and Marisa Sanders – Retirement
Gone But Not Forgotten
Cedars Medical Center Thanks FHP
FHP Traffic Safety Awards Abundant
Lieutenant Recognized By Rotary Club
Manatee County 100 Club Honors Troopers
Corporal Davis Honored
Lt. Blom and Cpl. Ryals Promotions
Lt. McIntyre Retires
Congratulations to our newly promoted members!
District Commander to Lead Treasure Coast
Spotlight On FHP Victim Advocate
DHSMV Trooper of the Quarter
DUI 100 Club Honored at Capitol
FHP Mourns Loss of State Representative and Auxiliary Member
George Bedingfield – Retirement
Gregory Graduates from FBI
Promotions for 2005
Redding Graduates from Florida Leadership Academy
K-9’s & Handlers Complete Drug School
Appreciation from Troop Commander
Auxiliary Hosts Evening of Appreciation
Captain Gornto Retires
Corporal Commended
Czernis Graduates from Chief Executive Seminar Program
FHP Welcomes New CSOs
Russo Receives Permanent Promotion!
Three Lieutenants Retire
Traffic Safety Committee Honors Troopers
Troopers Honored at Hero’s Luncheon

2004

2004 FHP Trooper of the Year Announced
Advancing Women’s Leadership in Law Enforcement
Arthur Pugh
Community Service Officers Start in Orlando
Congrats to the Graduates!
Congratulations Lieutenant Donna Ganz!
Doug Dodson Promotion
Farewell to Sergeant Ray Ada
FBI Honors Two FHP Members
FHP Bids Farewell to an Old Friend
FHP Honors THI Expert
FHP Icon Retires
FHP’s Oldest Member Dies At 99
Former Trooper and Sheriff Dies
Gregory Graduates from 36th Chief Executive Seminar
Howell Retires After 28+ Years
Leif Cardwell
Lieutenant Robert Ifft Promotion
Lt. Bass Named MIT State Agent of Change
Maurice Hensley
Milledge Retires After 25 Years
Mobile Meth Lab Busted
Occupant Protection Has 3rd Successful Year
Promoted and on the Move
Promoted and Reassigned
Promotions for 2004
Sergeant Ron Livingston Promotion
Seven New Sergeants On Patrol
State Traffic Safety Officers of the Year 2004
TRCC Promotes One of Their Own
Troop E Bids Farewell
Troop G Promotions
Trooper Recognized for ‘Buckle up Florida -You Drink & Drive, You Lose.’
Troopers Help Wounded Officer in Shoot-Out March Troopers of the Month
Weaver Named Sarasota County Trooper of the Year
FHP Honors Retired K-9
A Hero Honored
Congrats to the Graduates!
FHP Honored at First Responder Fair
FHPA Trooper “Swearing-In”
IACP Honors FHP for Traffic Safety
In Memoriam
Medal of Valor Honorees
Miami-Dade Trooper of the Year
Trooper Recognized by IACP
Trooper recognized by Optimist Club
Troopers Earn Silver & Bronze at Olympics
Troopers Honored at DUI 100 Club Awards
Troops G & A Win Big at 2004 Law Enforcement Challenge
Williams Garners Appreciation
Duty Officers Honored For Service To Public
Troop D’s Duty Officer Of The Year
Goodwin Receives High Honor
An Evening of Appreciation

2003

35 Years With FHP
Cagle Nominated for Pursuit of Excellence Award
Captain Earns Masters With Perfect GPA
Cataldo and Bagnardi Complete Management Fellows Program
Corporal James Atwood Receives Years of Service Certificate
Corporal Kenneth Davis Promotion
Dickson Receives Award in Philly
Duty Officers Recognized During National Telecommunications Week
Edison Named Nassau County Trooper of the Year
FHP Chaplain Appointed for Troop E
FHP Sergeant Honored as a Hero
FHP’s New Calendar Guy!
FHP’s Operation Hardhat Earns Award in Washington, D.C.
Florida Sergeants Complete Leadership Academy
Frank Burney Retires After 32 Years
Hunter Honored at Local College
Jacksonville FHP Motorcycle Squad recognized by BUF
James Maddrey – Retirement
Jenkins named TRCC Member of the Month
Johnson Named Jackson County Officer of the Year
Joseph E. (ED) Redmon, Jr. – Retirement
June 2003 Troopers of the Month
Kevin Clarit receives Certificate of Appreciation
Law Enforcement Challenge Awards & DUI Kick-Off Press Conference 2003
Lt. Jim Wells Top Davis Productivity Award Winner!
Lt. Terry Cope Promotion
McNair Named Minority Council Officer Of The Year
New Chief of Investigations
Promotions for 2003
Three Decades with FHP!
Top DUI Enforcement Troopers Honored
Training Academy Receives Perfect Audit
Trooper Earns Masters in Aeronautical Science
Trooper Heather Glenny-Schambauch Promotion
Trooper Jeff Johnson Promotion
Trooper of Month May 2003
Trooper Secures Guilty Verdict
Troopers Awarded Cameras from MADD
Yates Receives Award
Captain Snow and Sergeant Ashburn present Certification Certificates
Chief Dawson presents Service Awards (August, 2003)
FHP Academy Gets Diamond Award For Blood
DEA Honors Duncan
7th CSO Academy Class Graduates
Cloud Honored for 44 Years of Service
Crotta Promoted to Captain
DEA Awards FHP $54,000
FHP Awarded for Support of Guard and Reserve
FHP Earns Awards at Palm Beach Safety Council
FHP Receives “Have a Heart for MADD” Award
Hardley Honored at Crime Prevention Awards Luncheon
IPTM Names Top State Traffic Officers
MADD Presents Awards for 2003
Rios Honored by 200 Club – Jacksonville
Rios Named Southern Region Trooper of the Year
Safe Kids Coalition Selects New Board Member
Sergeant Joyner Retires
Palm Beach Commission Honors Telecommunications Staff
Duty Officers Graduate from Public Safety Telecommunications Class

2002

Auxiliary Trooper Named to Presidential Advisory Committee
Buckle-Up Florida Award
Certified CPS Techs
Corporal David Barclay and Sergeant John Wilfong Receive Recognition
Corporal Hunt Promotion
Corporal Stephanie M. Redding
Corporal Tracy Hisler-Pace Promoted and Transferred
FHP Family Loses a Dear Friend
FHP Mourns Passing of Trooper Scott Harris
FHP Recognized by South Florida Blood Bank, Inc.
FHP Troop Commander Graduates with Honors
In Memory of Beth Morrison
In Memory of Trooper John H. “Johnny” Bedenbaugh
Lt. Cataldo Receives 20 Year Pin
Major Grady Carrick Promotes Larry Hardin to Duty Officer Supervisor
Oldest Living FHP Retiree Honored
Orange County Troopers Receive Award
Palm Beach County Troopers Recognized for Traffic Safety
Powell Recognized in Troop C
Promotion Day in Orlando
Promotions in Troop C
Ron Rossow Remembered
State Officers of the Year Announced
Three More Masters
Trammell receives Meritorious Service Medal
Troop H Wins Red Ribbon at Fair
Trooper Brammer Receives 5 Years of Service Certificate
Trooper Corrales Receives 25 Years of Service Certificate
Trooper Elias Receives Award
Trooper Linzmeyer Receives 5 Year Pin
Trooper Logan Receives 5 Year Pin
Trooper Menard Receives Award
Trooper Nixie Miller Awarded…
Trooper Olaciregui Receives 5 Year Pin
Trooper Rosen Receives 25 Years of Service
Trooper Slater Receives 5 Year Pin
Troopers Receive DEA Award
“Major” Promotions Announced
14 Troopers Join 100 Club
And The Winner Is…
Captain Mechlin Completes SLP
Congrats to Troopers Grimes and Miller
FHP Receives Florida Accreditation
FHP Receives Professional Recognition
FHP Recognized by Buckle Up Florida
Henderson Recognized for 40 Years of Law Enforcement Service
Lt. Mike Burroughs Visits Five-Points Elementary School
Maurer Named 2002 Trooper of the Year
Miami Troopers Receive Awards
Nardiello Receives Belated Award
FHP Honors Duty Officers
Three FHP Members Honored by Governor Bush

2001

And the winner is… Captain Steve Williams!
Austin Named Deputy Director of Field Operations
Captain Guzman Promoted to Major
Captain Pelton is FBI Academy Graduate
Chief Larry Austin FBI Graduate
Chief’s Challenge Award
Coates Completes Management Fellows Program
Duty Officers Awards
FHP Retiree Receives Purple Heart and Medal of Valor
FHP Trooper of the Year Announced
Four Troopers Earn their Masters
Governor Bush Honors Colonel Hall with Resolution
High Activity Officers for the Buckle Up Florida waves
Kiker Receives Masters Degree
Lt. Bill Ferrell receives Award
MADD Awards
Major Brown Awards Sgt. Badia
Major Dawson Promoted to Chief of Training
Meet Our New Colonel!
Newly promoted Corporal William Calhoun
Promotion of Trooper to Corporal
Promotions for 2001
Top Troopers awarded by Buckle Up Florida
Troop D “Trooper of the Month” Award
Troop G Recognition
Trooper Elbert Akins receives a Certificate of Appreciation
Trooper is Gadsden County’s Best
Trooper Kim Miller Wins National Award
DUI 100 Club
NFBPA Honors Guidry and Guyton
Troop H Recognized by Buckle Up Florida
Duty Officer Supervisor Tracey Hanney Years of Service Award

2000

Carroll Dickerson named Deputy Director of FHPA
Corporal Bucher to become Sheriff Bucher
Top Troopers Recognized
Corporal Evon Edwards – 35 Years of Service
Corporal Pete Bucher Honored
Troop H Recognizes Members
FHP Trooper named National Trooper of the Year
Corporal Hawkins Receives the Fulford Memorial Award
FHP Member Completes FBI National Academy
John P. Hall Dies