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's of the Year for 2013 are

Offc. Josh Abshire and Offc Tomie Gipson

 

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

2013

Josh Abshire

1985

Waylon H. Hughes, Jr.

2013

Tomie Gipson




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