Member Recognition

Hurd-Smith Award Recipients

Trooper HurdTrooper SmithThe Hurd-Smith award is given to the FHP trooper with the most Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrests in a single year. This award was named in honor of two troopers who were killed in the line of duty by drunk drivers. The “Hurd-Smith Award” is presented annually in memory of:

Trooper Kimberly A. Hurd | Killed by a drunk driver on July 16, 1992
Trooper Robert G. Smith | Killed by a drunk driver on July 26, 1997

 

Trooper
Troop
Number of DUIs
Year Awarded
Joseph Angelicchi
C
141
2016
Jose Ramirez
D
131
2015
Jose Ramirez
D
183
2014
Anthony Palese
C
193
2013
Jose Ramirez
D
142
2012
Ronald J. Evans
C
238
2011
Michael A. Hollis, Jr.
C
203
2010
Ronald J. Evans
C
187
2009
Terry Goswick
C
190
2008
Jacob Vaughn
D
139
2007
Richard A. Nardiello
L
148
2006
Richard A. Nardiello
L
211
2005
Ronald J. Evans
C
300
2004
Anthony W. Palese
C
236
2003
Richard A. Nardiello
L
181
2002
James T. Blanchard
C
208
2001
Leif E. Cardwell
C
160
2000
David R. Brunner
F
115
1999
Darryl T. Davis
D
128
1998