Tony Craig, Director of Operations for Geist Patrol, has announced that Sgt. Mike Walton, a 36-year law enforcement veteran and a former Chief of Police, has been named “Officer of the Year” for the second consecutive year. Sgt. Walton, a Sergeant with IMPD, has worked for Geist Patrol for four years. During that time, he has been a role model, and mentor who displays an outstanding work ethic through his communication skills as well as through his attendance and daily work ethic. Sgt. “Mike” also holds the designation of FTO (Field Training Officer) which provides him with an opportunity to teach incoming Officers work performance standards for GHPOA, including the importance of community policing. GHPOA congratulates Sgt. Walton on this well-deserved honor .