HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) -- Holland Public Safety Chief Matt Messer announced the 2013 Police Officer of the Year today. Sergeant John DeYoung was nominated by his peers for the prestigious award. He began his career as a police cadet in 1992 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice after graduation from the GVSU Police Academy. Sergeant DeYoung plays a significant part in the department’s training program. He is currently supervisor in charge of the gang team and played a role in the Federal ATF investigation that led to federal indictments of 31 gang members.
Story by: Diane E Coston