Maryland State Police Trooper Charles Tittle was named Trooper of the Year after only his second year as a patrol trooper.
His statistics are impressive. Last year, he made 1,010 traffic stops and issued 1,400 citations. He arrested 60 impaired drivers and 109 people wanted on warrants. He also responded to almost 2,000 calls for service and recovered seven firearms during traffic stops.
He was the primary trooper on eight heroin overdose cases and assisted on two others. He personally administered Naloxone to nine overdose victims, including two who were unconscious in the same residence. Each of the nine victims treated by Tittle recovered.
Tittle, who is station in North East, Md., was also named the Barrack Trooper of the Month seven times last year.
He was also injured when a drunk driver hit his police car.