Officer of the Year

Celebrating One Of Many Brave Officers

The Manatee County Hundred Club supports and celebrates all officers in all departments. However, each year, one officer who served with distinction is recognized as Officer of the Year.

Award Introduction:

In our unwavering support for local law enforcement, the Manatee County Hundred Club is proud to announce the annual Officer of the Year award. This prestigious recognition celebrates the outstanding achievements and dedication of one exceptional officer who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. The significance of this award, honoring the remarkable recipient and emphasizing the importance of acknowledging the exceptional efforts of our law enforcement heroes is important for us each and every year. Recognizing Extraordinary Dedication: Law enforcement officers face numerous challenges and responsibilities every day, often putting their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. The Officer of the Year award is a testament to the remarkable individuals who have displayed extraordinary dedication, courage, and selflessness throughout the year. It serves as a reminder that their sacrifices and hard work do not go unnoticed or unappreciated.

For a list of previous winners, please click the photo.
The Selection Process:

The Officer of the Year award is determined through a meticulous selection process. Nominations are invited from within each branch of our local law enforcement community. The nominations are thoroughly reviewed by a panel comprising representatives from the Manatee County Hundred Club. The panel assesses the nominees based on various criteria, including acts of heroism, community involvement, leadership, and dedication to service.

The Winner’s Accomplishments:

Each year, the winner demonstrates exceptional achievements and commitment to public safety making a profound impact on our community. From acts of bravery to going the extra mile to foster positive relationships with the community

They consistently demonstrate exceptional professionalism and dedication throughout their career. Their unwavering commitment to protecting and serving our community has earned them the respect and admiration of fellow officers and community members alike. Whether it be responding to emergencies, ensuring public safety at community events, or actively engaging with citizens to address their concerns, the Officer of the Year consistently goes above and beyond what is expected.

Celebrating Excellence:

The Officer of the Year award is not just a recognition for the winning officer, but also an opportunity for us as a community to show our gratitude and appreciation for the exceptional service provided by our law enforcement professionals. It serves as a reminder that acts of bravery, compassion, and leadership have a lasting impact on our society. Their service reminds us of the immense impact law enforcement professionals have on our daily lives.

As members of the Manatee County Hundred Club, it is our duty to support and uplift our local law enforcement officers. By celebrating the Officer of the Year award, we acknowledge the tremendous efforts put forth by all officers who diligently work to protect and serve our community. It is a chance to bridge the gap between law enforcement and citizens, and build a stronger, safer future for everyone.

Let us take this opportunity to express our gratitude and appreciation to all law enforcement officers who serve our community with integrity, bravery, and compassion. By recognizing their extraordinary efforts, we can continue to strengthen the bond between law enforcement and citizens, fostering a safer and more harmonious society for all.

Join us in celebrating all those who have been honored and view the list of distinguished winners of this award, please read more here.

Please check your inbox as invitations to this year’s Officer of the Year event will be sent electronically. If you have any questions, please email the event coordinator at