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OSP Sergeant Receives Award for Collaborative Law Enforcement Efforts
Steve D. Vitolo
Program Manager
ODOT Transportation Safety Division
Office: (503) 986-4446
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
Office: (503) 731-3020 ext. 247

An Oregon State Police (OSP) sergeant assigned in Portland received an Oregon Department of Transportation Safety Division's "Looking Beyond the Traffic Ticket" award today during the Annual Safety Conference held in Canyonville.  Several award presentations were given to troopers, deputies and officers recognizing their commitment to traffic safety in Oregon.
Sergeant Tom Worth
OSP Sergeant Tom Worthy and the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office received the transportation safety division’s “Law Enforcement – Collaborative Effort Award” in recognition of their partnership organizing four summer time impaired driving enforcement efforts.   The multi-agency enforcement led to the arrest of 50 impaired drivers and prevented many crashes from potentially occurring involving these drivers.
Sergeant Worthy, age 40, is assigned in the Patrol Services Division at the OSP Portland Area Command office.  He has been with OSP for 14 years.
In addition to Sergeant Worthy ’s award, another seven OSP troopers were given awards at the conference.  Information regarding the other awards is available on this website at:
Questions regarding the awards can be directed to Steve D. Vitolo, Program Manager - Traffic Law Enforcement and Judicial Programs, ODOT Transportation Safety Division, at (503) 986-4446.