Members of Prescott Elks Lodge #330 honored five officers from local law enforcement agencies as their officers of the year during a ceremony Tuesday night.
Prescott Police Det. James Lamerson, Prescott Police Det. Norm Peterson, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Todd Swaim, Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer Robert Huijkman, their family members, and Elks members listened as Buzz Williams, a retired sergeant with the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Department, read the recommendations submitted by the officers’ co-workers, supervisors, and command staff. Prescott Valley Police Officer Ty Payne was unable to attend.