State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Member agency states individually select a Law Enforcement Officer of the Year to honor.  Officers who are recognized by their respective states are then be considered for the SEAFWA Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award.

Recipients
2019
Sergeant Jonathon L. Bartlett
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2019
Senior Corporal Gary Don Stell
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2019
Officer Specialist Michael Rice
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2019
Corporal Quinn Fogle
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2019
Conservation Officer Robbie Spears
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2019
Sergeant Stuart Guillory
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2019
Corporal Cole Edwards
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2019
Conservation Agent Jerid Wilkinson
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2019
Master Officer Michael D. Paxinos
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2019
Lieutenant Casey Young
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2019
Lance Corporal Stephen Bryant
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2019
Wildlife Officer Brandon Taylor
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2019
Game Warden Joseph Quintero
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2019
Special Agent Fernando Gattorno
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2019
Officer Mark Shaw
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2019
Natural Resources Police Officer Jeremy M. Quinn
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2018
Senior Officer Vance Wood
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2018
Wildlife Officer Keith Eaton
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2018
Officer Michael Bibeau
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2018
Corporal Cody Jones
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2018
Officer Robbie Spears
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2018
Sergeant Chris Ortis
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2018
Corporal Justine Gates
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2018
Conservation Agent Andy Barnes
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2018
Master Officer D.J. Woods
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2018
Game Warden Jay Harvey
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2018
Lance Corporal J.P. Jones
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2018
Wildlife Officer Kyle Walling
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2018
Game Warden Eric Collins
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2018
Special Agent Curtis "Ben" Bryant
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2018
Senior Officer Greg Hall
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2018
Officer Tanner Collins
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2017
Bradley M. Hasamear
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2017
James O. (Chuck) Willis
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2017
Officer Jason Hutchinson
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2017
Corporal Brian Adams
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2017
Officer Jason Wells
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2017
Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2017
Master Sergeant Sheila Renae Smith
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2017
Kevin Eulinger
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2017
Branden D. Jones
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2017
Spencer Grace
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2017
Private First Class Judson Smith
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2017
Todd Weaver
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2017
Eugene Fernandez
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2017
Timothy S. Dooley
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2017
Bryan M. Hill
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2017
Special Agent Elvin Monge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2016
Sergeant Steve James
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2016
Wildlife Officer 1st Class Steve Paul
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2016
Lieutenant Dustin Lightsey
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2016
Corporal Eddie Tompkins
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2016
Officer Jason Ice
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2016
Sergeant Scott Bullitt
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2016
Sergeant Major Marcus Christon
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2016
Conservation Agent Don Tiller
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2016
Master Officer Isaac Hannah
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2016
Game Warden Mark Murray
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2016
Private First Class Wes Stewart
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2016
Wildlife Officer Joe Fortner
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2016
Game Warden Heath Bragg
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2016
Master Officer Mark DiLuigi
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2016
Officer Joshua Toner
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2016
Special Agent Coop Chavis
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2015
Officer Drake Hayes
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2015
Ryan Nast
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2015
Officer George Reynaud
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2015
Corporal Casey Jones
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2015
Officer Christopher F. King
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2015
Sergeant Joey Melton
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2015
Master Sergeant Michael J. Voyles
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2015
Andy Barnes
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2015
Aaron J. Stronach
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2015
Ben Bickerstaff
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2015
Private First Class Wes Stewart
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2015
Leith Konynkyk
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2015
Matt Kiel
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2015
Senior Chief Petty Officer Jessica R. Whirley
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2015
Andrew L. Lyons
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2015
Scotty Boudreaux
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2014
Sergeant Keith Mann
Alabama
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
2014
Sergeant Brad Young
Arkansas
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2014
Officer Lee Lawshe
Florida
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2014
Corporal Greg Wade
Georgia
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2014
Steve Combs
Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
2014
Senior Agent Thomas Wolf
Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
2014
Corporal Marc McCleskey
Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
2014
Conservation Agent Rob Farr
Missouri
Missouri Department of Conservation
2014
Officer Robert Newsome
North Carolina
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
2014
Game Warden Gary Emmons
Oklahoma
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
2014
Lance Corporal Brian Welch
South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
2014
Billy LaGrange
Tennessee
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
2014
Derek C. Spitzer
Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2014
Harry Jason Honaker
Virginia
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
2014
Jonathan R. Casto
West Virginia
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
2014
Special Agent Neil S. Gardner
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service