Officer of the Year

Each year a Port Arthur Police Officer is honored with the "Officer of the Year" award for outstanding individual performance and dedication to professional law enforcement.  

1957James Newsom
1991Jimmy Clark
1958F.M. Phillips
1992Michael Hebert
1959Bobby Spradlin
1993Michael Hebert
1960Tommy Becker
1994Chuck Bienvenu
1961Austin Solis
1995Herschel Whiting
1962Harvey LeBlanc, Jr.
1996Chris Segler
1963R.J. Venable
1997O.W. Withrow
1964Joe B. Ball
1998Camalita Snowden
1965Michael Ricca
1999Pat Queen
1966Elroy Perkins
2000Jon Carona
1967Paul McKinley
2001Chris Segler
1968Melvin Schmidt
2002Keith Perkins
1969Alto Roy Gaspard
2003Brad Lapeyrolerie
1970Bill James Martin
2004James Underhill
1971Carl N. Decuir
2005James Underhill
1972Michael Boozer
2006Rickey Antoine
1973J.R. "Rusty" Smith
2007Lakiesha Thomas
1974Phillip Galloway
2008Kirk Nesbitt
1975Hebert Johnson, Jr.
2009Keith May
1976Terry Dunahoe
2010Joey Plessala
1977Charles Horton
2011Reagan Sweat
1978Edmond Neal Chesson
2012Marcelo Molfino
1979Albert Billington
2013Josh Abshier
1980Eddie Collins
2014Tomie Gipson
1981None
2015Herschel Whiting
1982H.W. Stutzenburg
2016Rogelio Meza
1983Brittain Featherson
2017Patrick Britton
1984William Arens


1985Waylon Hughes, Jr.


1986Mickey Evans Conners


1987Alton Baise


1988John Owens


1989Jeff Smith


1990Blaine Lemie