Trooper of the Year 2016
In 1962, the Alumni
Association selected it's first "Trooper of the Year". Then and now
each new Trooper of the Year is chosen from a field of outstanding
Troopers that have been recommended by their commanders.The MSPAA
Trooper of the Year is selected by the Alumni's Trooper of the Year
Committee, which is made up of a cross section of retired troopers. The
award for the preceding year is always made in May of the following
Congratulations to our
2016 TROOPER OF THE YEAR
Awarded in May of 2017 TFC Charles M. Tittle
Presentation by Jack Howard, President, MSPAA
TFC Charles M. Tittle joined
the Maryland State Police as a cadet in July of 2011 and graduated third out of
70 candidates in December of 2014. He is presently assigned to North East
Barrack. He was nominated by his command staff to be the Northern Troop
candidate for statewide "Trooper of the Year" in his firstyear as a trooper. In
2016 he was named the North East Barrack Trooper of the Month seven times and
barrack top DUI enforcer of the month eight times.
In 2016, Trooper TIttle
aurtored 118 criminal investigation reports, more than anytrooper in the Field
Operations Bureau. He responded to almost 2,000 calls for service and made 109
warrant arrests, ranking him number on in warrant services in all of the FOB.
Trooper Tittle made 60 impaired driving arrests in 2016 and recovered seven
firearms during traffic stops. Additionally he made 1,010 traffic stops and
issued 1,400 citations last year.
In addition to the above actions, Trooper
Tittle volundteered to be a mentor for the North East Barrack Law Enforcement
Explorer Program and participated in Shope with a Cop charity event in Cecil
County. He is an active member with the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company in
Baltimore County and continues to help save lives through his work as an EMT,
Firefighter 1 and rescue tech specialist. Trooper Tittle is described as the
epitome of who a Maryland State Trooper should strive to be.
Colonel Frank B. Lioi, Chief FOB, offers congratulations to Trooper Tittle.
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