Columbus Police Department names Officer of the Year, recognizes other officers

Published 1:05 pm Tuesday, December 20, 2022

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COLUMBUS–At a recent event, Columbus Police Department named its 2022 Officer of the year, and recognized other officers at the department for their hard work and dedication to making Columbus a safer community.


Officer Justin Queen was named 2022 Officer of the Year by the Columbus Police Department at the ceremony. Officer Queen joined the department in the summer of 2019.

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Three other officers were recognized for their achievements in 2022. Officer Austin Wolfe was awarded for his efforts to remove illegal narcotics; Officer Dillon Hull for his efforts to promote traffic safety and reduce collisions; and Officer Mike Ford and Officer Austin Wolfe for their efforts to remove impaired drivers from roadways.


Columbus Police Department congratulates all four officers for earning 2022 awards.