Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Roberts has been selected 2012 Trooper of the Year at the Cleveland Metro Post.
The selection of Trooper Lawrence Roberts, 42, is in recognition of outstanding service during 2012 at the Cleveland Metro Post. Fellow officers stationed at the Cleveland Metro Post chose Trooper Roberts based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.
Trooper Roberts is now in contention for the District and State Trooper of the Year Award to be announced at a later date.
Trooper Roberts joined the Highway Patrol in 1999 and has served at the Cleveland Metro Post. Originally from Cleveland and a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, Trooper Roberts served in the U.S. Marine Corps., and attended the University of Akron.
Other Highway Patrol awards received in the past include: