VVolusia County Sheriff’s Investigator Jayson Paul selected as the 2016 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year; Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Thomas Tingue selected as Runner-Up

FRF hosted its 2016 FRF Law Enforcement Officer of the Year awards dinner on July 29 at the Marriott Orlando World Center. With more than 200 law enforcement and loss prevention professionals in attendance, FRF Chair Dan Doyle presented Investigator Jayson Paul of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office with the 2016 FRF Law Enforcement Officer of the Year medal and plaque, along with a significant cash prize and multiple goodie bags filled with gift cards, all-inclusive trips as well as products from FRF’s generous members, who all gave in support of Florida’s brave and selfless law enforcement. FRF Chair Doyle also recognized Marion County Detective Thomas Tingue as the Runner-Up, and also presented him with a plaque and assorted gifts from FRF members. The night was a wonderful way for FRF and our members to say thank you to our law enforcement community for keeping our businesses, our employees, our customers and our merchandise safe.

2016 LEOY winner Investigator Jayson Paul
2016 LEOY winner Investigator Jayson Paul
2016 LEOY winner Investigator Jayson Paul and FRF Chairman Dan Doyle
LEOY Runner-Up Detective Thomas Tingue and FRF Chairman Dan Doyle

Past Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award Winners

2016 LEOY Winner
Investigator Jayson Paul of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Volusia Sheriff
2015 LEOY Winner
Detective Jason Friday of the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office
Sarasota Sheriff
2014 LEOY Winner
Detective Miguel Garcia of the Miami-Dade Police Department
Miami Dade Police
2013 LEOY Winner
Sgt. Richard Rossman of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office
Broward Sheriff
2012 LEOY Winner
Detective Sebastian Monros of the Miami-Dade Police Department
Miami Dade Police
2011 LEOY Winner
Detective Scott Frantz of the Daytona Beach Police Department
Daytona Beach Police
2010 LEOY Winner
Detective John Tritt of the Orlando Police Department
Orlando Police
2009 LEOY Winner
Special Agent (SA) Terry Corn of the FDLE
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
2008 LEOY Winner
Detective James Ostojic of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Polk Sheriff
2007 LEOY Winner
Detective Sgt. Daniel J. Carron of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Pinellas Sheriff
2006 LEOY Winner
Detective Sgt. James R. Contento of the Tampa Police Department
Tampa Police