State Highway Patrol Trooper Stephen Williams has been recognized as Trooper of the Year at the Zanesville Post.
Williams has served in Zanesville for nearly 8 years. He was selected for the award by fellow officers based on his leadership abilities, professional ethics, enthusiastic work attitude and overall treatment of others.
"The guys you work with day-in and day-out appreciate what you do," said Williams. "You know you're there helping them and they're there helping you. It means a big deal."
Williams is now in contention for the District and State Trooper of the Year Award said to be announced at a later date.