Congratulations to all DUI and DRE Achievement recipients and specialty award winners for the 18th Annual Golden Shield Honors!

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DUI Heroes

Category 1: (tie) Joshua Adcock, Remerton Police Department, 81 DUI Arrests and John Groves, Alto Police Department, 81 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Jordan DeLoach Ludowici Police Department, 53 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Mitchell Brooks, Zebulon Police Department, 37 DUI Arrests

Category 2: Stephen Kinney, Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, 87 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Billy Carter, Rossville Police Department, 62 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Timothy Ames, Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, 56 DUI Arrests

Category 3: Benny Peña, Norcross Police Department, 261 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Kris Hall, Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, 168 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Brandon Holcomb, Habersham. County Sheriff’s Office 150 DUI Arrests

Category 4: Nicholas Mordaunt, Smyrna Police Department, 175 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: William Wright, Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, 171 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Slaman Khan, Smyrna Police Department, 151 DUI Arrests

Category 5: Jeremy Cooksey, Hall County Sheriff’s Office, 104 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Robert Garcia, Henry County Police Department, 100 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Anthony Robertson, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, 92 DUI Arrests

Category 6: Jamie Champion, Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, 309 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Brandon Wiley, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, 135 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Shawn Miycols, Gwinnett County Police Department, 128 DUI Arrests

Category 7: Aaron DiGiacomo, Georgia State Patrol Nighthawks South, 261 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Erik Lawrence, Georgia State Patrol Nighthawks South, 202 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Zachary Walker, Georgia State Patrol Nighthawks, 173 DUI Arrests

Agency DUI Heroes

Category 1: Remerton Police Department, 100 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Alto Police Department, 69 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Zebulon Police Department, 64 DUI Arrests

Category 2: Tybee Island Police Department, 128 DUI Arrests

Category 3: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, 364 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Milledgeville Police Department, 64 DUI Arrests

Category 4: Woodstock Police Department, 280 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Pooler Police Department, 275 DUI Arrests
  • 3rd: Norcross Police Department, 261 DUI Arrests

Category 5: Gainesville Police Department, 292 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, 142 DUI Arrests

Category 6: Gwinnett County Police Department, 1632 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, 1134 DUI Arrests

Category 7: Georgia State Patrol Post 25, 470 DUI Arrests

  • 2nd: Georgia State Patrol Post 52, 455 DUI Arrests

Statewide Award Winners

Officer of the Year: Linc Boyer, Milledgeville Police Department

Rookie of the Year: Jalen Webb, Milledgeville Police Department

K-9 Officer of the Year: Linc Boyer, Milledgeville Police Department

Agency of the Year: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office

Post of the Year: Georgia State Patrol Post 52

Golden Achievement Award: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office

HEAT/DUI Task Force: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office HEAT Unit

Traffic Enforcement Network: Middle Georgia Traffic Enforcement Network (MGTEN)