Officer of the Year

L-R: Officer Dustin Ryan and Mayor Chuck Mummert
L-R: Officer Dustin Ryan and Mayor Chuck Mummert

Dustin H. Ryan has been selected as the 2016 Officer of the Year by his peers in the Police department.  Ryan joined the Department in May of 2011 and since that time he has twice received the Top Gun Award for leading the department in DUI arrests.  Ryan has earned many accolades during his five years as an Elizabethtown police officer, including multiple letters of recognition, distinguished unit citations, a marksmanship award, and a life saving commendation. Officer Ryan is a combat veteran of the Marine Corp and has proven to be an asset to the police department and community at large.

Officer of the Year Award Winners:

  • 2002 - David E. Pickel, Jr.
  • 2003 - Michael S. Lyons, Sr.
  • 2004 - Stephen L. Roberts
  • 2005 - Steven R. Barbour
  • 2006 - Shane M. Deardorff
  • 2007 - Gordon J. Berlin
  • 2008 - Rick A. Farnsler
  • 2009 - John R. Emrick, Jr.
  • 2010 - Luann L. Pearson
  • 2011 - Shane M. Deardorff
  • 2012 - Michael S. Lyons, Sr.
  • 2013 - Clair R. Martin, Jr.
  • 2014 - Rick A. Farnsler
  • 2015 - Chuck P. Zongilla
  • 2016 - Dustin H. Ryan