Each year a Port Arthur Police officer is honored with the Officer of the Year award for outstanding individual performance and dedication to professional law enforcement. 


Officer of the Year for 2012 is Detective M. Molfino

1957 James R. Newsom 1986 Mickey Evans Conners
1958 F.M. Phillips 1987 Alton J. Baise
1959 Bobby D. Spradlin 1988 John D. Owens
1960 Tommy Becker 1989 Jeffery Smith
1961 Austin Solis 1990 Blaine A. Lemire
1962 Harvey LeBlanc, Jr. 1991 Jimmy A. Clark
1963 R.J. Venable 1992 Michael Hebert
1964 Joe B. Ball 1993 Michael Hebert
1965 Michael Ricca 1994 Martial "Chuck" Bienvenu
1966 Elroy Perkins 1995 Herschel Whiting
1967 Paul McKinley 1996 Chris Segler
1968 Melvin H. Schmidt 1997 O.W. Withrow
1969 Alto Roy Gaspard 1998 Camalita Snowden
1970 Bill James Martin 1999 Pat Queen
1971 Carl N. Decuir 2000 Jon Carona
1972 Michael W. Boozer 2001 Chris Segler
1973 J.R. "Rusty" Smith 2002 Keith Perkins
1974 Phillip M. Galloway 2003 Brad Lapeyrolerie
1975 Herbert S. Johnson, Jr. 2004 James Underhill
1976 Terry L. Dunahoe 2005 James Underhill
1977 Charles W. Horton 2006 Rickey Antoine
1978 Edmond Neal Chesson 2007 LaKisha Thomas
1979 Albert Billington 2008 Kirk Nesbitt
1980 Eddie Collins 2009 Keith May
1981 None 2010 Percy " Joey" Plessala
1982 H.W. Stutzenburg 2011 Reagan Sweat
1983 Brittain A. Featherston 2012 Marcelo Molfino
1984 William Arens
1985 Waylon H. Hughes, Jr.




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