When ordinary people do extraordinary things, the Police Officers Association of Michigan honors them in a special way.
POAM Annual Convention 2019
Police Officer of the Year Awards
We are proud to announce the 2019 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.
Deputies Tyler Harju, Angela Miles, Hans Tolkkinen, Houghton County, and Sergeant Brad Pelli, Keweenaw County
Officers Joe Wojcik and Jason Zuk, Shelby Township Police Department
Sergeant Aaron Miller, and Deputies Ryan Weakman, Steven Sentz, and Sean Gerbe, Clare County DSA
Officer Christopher Smith, Port Huron COA
Officer Andrew Lane, Troy Police Department
Officer Ryan Alexander, Dearborn Police Department
Officer Joseph Stephens, Dearborn Heights POA
Officer Cory Johnson, Iron Mountain Police Department
Officer Chris Drury, Alma POA
Officers Justin Goebel, Jason Hansen, Scott Phelps, and Dennis Washburn, Shelby Township Police Department
2019 Distinguished Service Award
Dispatcher Shae Hughes, Dearborn Dispatchers Association
Cpl. John Niesluchowski and Cpl. Kevin Thompson, Dearborn POA
Ryan Baessler and Jacob Cote, Farmington City PSOA
Richard Lafreniere and David Wright, St. Clair County DSA
Missed the POAM Annual Convention 2019?
Watch the Awards Ceremony live stream playback to hear the amazing stories and hear the recipients’ speeches.
To recap the 2019 POAM Annual Convention, view this page to read all articles.
Leave a Reply