2018 Officer of the Year
Learn about Officer Jodlyn Antoine's actions that led to him being honored as Officer of the Year in 2018.
On November 21, 2018, a suspect entered the 7-Eleven, greeted the store clerk and proceeded to the soda station. The following day, during his tour of duty, Officer Jodlyn Antoine responded to the 7-Eleven to check on the employees and to assure them that officers were aware of the incident and were actively searching for the violent suspect.
On October 30, 2018, Officers Stacina Jones, Pinkey Joachim, and Niel Johnson, responded to an emergency call, reference a male armed with a flare gun acting in an aggressive manner.
On August 29, 2018, a suspect, armed with a kitchen knife, entered the victim’s apartment. As the suspect attempted to make his way through the dark bedroom, he bumped into a table, knocking a vase onto the bedroom floor. Officer Omar Rolle immediately responded to the area to assist the victim and attempted to locate the dangerous armed suspect.
On July 20, 2018, Detective Nelson Perez met with a frightened victim of an armed robbery involving a sales application called “Let Go”.
On July 16th, 2018, officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Kwik Stop. Officers quickly arrived at the Kwik Stop and were advised that the suspect entered the store, placed the clerk at gun point, and took money from the cash register. Officer Jodlyn Antoine began to methodically search the immediate area of where the robbery occurred, and located a suspect that matched the description from the B.O.L.O., in an alleyway.
On April 21st, 2018, Officer Kamesha Moffatt observed a suspicious vehicle. A records check of the tag revealed that the vehicle was stolen. Officer Moffatt followed the vehicle, at a safe distance, and requested back-up to conduct a felony stop.
On March 28, 2018, Officer Paul Laguerre was dispatched to respond to the station in reference to a prisoner transport. At the same time, a sick or injured person call, involving a 42-year-old unconscious female, was received within his assigned area. Officer Laguerre instinctively took delay on the police radio and responded to the call in an emergency mode.
On March 4, 2018 Officer Jean Pierre Calderon was working an off-duty detail at Publix Supermarket when he was approached by a customer advising that a female was screaming and crying in distress. Officer Calderon immediately drove through the parking lot in an attempt to locate the female.
On March 8, 2018, while working at TNT Marina, Officer Dagoberto Andollo observed a crowd of marina employees gathered at a lunch truck that makes daily deliveries. While Officer Andollo was walking toward the marina office to complete paperwork, he observed a man gasping for air.
On January 19, 2018, Sergeant James Mesidor observed a Ford Mustang driving slowly while he was in route to roll call. Being aware of the recent robberies in the area, Sergeant Mesidor followed the vehicle and conducted a records check of the tag.