(June 19, 2018) - The Cape Coral Police Department is proud to announce that two Cape Coral Police officers were named among the nominees for the 2018 Officer of the Year by the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South.
K-9 Officer Stephen Scrobe and Detective Nick Jones were recognized as the Cape Coral Police Department nominees, along with officers and deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office, Fort Myers Police Department, Florida Gulf Coast University Police Department, and Sanibel Police Department. From this list of twelve, five finalists will be selected in advance of the Rotary Club Law & Order Ball to be held on September 15th. The winner of the 2018 Officer of the Year will be selected and honored at the event.
K-9 Officer Scrobe was nominated for initiating and dedicating his efforts to creating the “Florida Gulf Coast K-9 Competition/Hounds and Heroes Event.” All proceeds and donations benefited the Cape Coral Animal Shelter, Paws for Patriots Foundation, and the Holiday Heroes Foundation. K-9 teams from all over the state of Florida took part in this successful new competition.
Detective Jones was nominated for his selfless contributions to his community for starting his own BMX team for kids. Detective Jones has also taken over as the track operator for the Cape Coral BMX track and manages all the events, providing a wonderful competitive sport and healthy outlet for local youth.
The press release issued by the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South, with the full list of nominees, can be found at the below link:
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