2018 Award Recipients




 Officer of the Year 

Detective Joseph Petta

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

Unit of the Year

 Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST)

Marion County Sheriff’s Office

Ocala Police Department

Florida Department of Law Enforcement


Homeland Security Investigations

Region II

Officer of the Year


Special Agent Jeffrey R. Crook

DEA - Jacksonville

Unit of the Year

Baker County Sheriff’s Office

Detective Ricky Crews

Detective Thomas “Buck” Dyal

Detective Mike Hauge

Detective Keith Parker

Detective Charlie Sharman

Special Agent Matt Yarborough


Region III

Officers of the Year

Detective Lester Gonzalez

Detective Juan Alvarez

Tampa Police Department


Region V

Unit of the Year

Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Narcotics Unit

Region VI
Officer of the Year

Agent John Biagotti

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office


Unit of the Year

 Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Narcotics Division







Don't forget your nominations for next year and you can submit them via email, postal mail or fax, see instruction sheet by clicking here and nomination form by clicking here.

**Awards will be given out at the Banquet during the 2017 Conference**