When ordinary people do extraordinary things, the Police Officers Association of Michigan honors them in a special way with the Police Officer of the Year Awards.
POAM Honors Police Officer of the Year Awards
Showing Our Appreciation to Our Recipients
We are proud to announce this year’s POAM Police Officers of the Year. These carefully selected individuals have exhibited bravery and selflessness in the field and have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve and protect. To learn more about these officers, visit their personalized posts with images and their heroic stories.
Officers Matthew Lesperance and Menas Houstoulakis; Officers Christopher Moran and Brandon Quinn, Roseville Police Department
Officers Matthew Reaume & Joshua Sawdy, Lieutenant Teresa Herrick, and Corporal Donald Brady, Monroe Police Department
Deputies Joshua Bandur, Lauren Brockmann, and Eric Kanyak, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office, and Officer Sara Colin, Imlay City Police Department
Deputy Jason White, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Curtis Smith, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Kirk Carter, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Noah Susick, Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office
Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Deputy Joel Flees, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office
During the September 17 ceremony, State Representative Mike Mueller presented Deputy Jason White with an additional award for his outstanding act of bravery. Watch the video below.
Additionally, during the September 29 ceremony, we had the pleasure of having:
- Sheriff Richard Faulk, Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department
- Sheriff Hinkley, Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department
- Sheriff Rand, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department
- Karen Todd, Director of District Affairs for Senator John Bizon, 19th District
- State Representative Julie Alexander, District 64
Missed the Virtual POAM Annual Convention 2020?
Watch the virtual Ceremony video to see the Police Officer of the Year Awards announcements. View past POAM Annual Convention posts.
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