EAST MOLINE, Illinois — A trooper who holds many hats in the force has been honored as a local nominee for the “2018 Trooper of the Year Award.”
Illinois State Police Trooper Jason Wilson works in District 7. He received a department commendation in late October, according to a post on the district’s Facebook page.
The nomination recognizes Trooper Wilson for his qualities as an Illinois state trooper “and is truly a credit to his community and the citizens of Illinois,” read the post.
Trooper Wilson works as a safety instruction officer, emergency medical response instructor, stop-the-bleed instructor, child passenger safety technician and public information officer.