Trooper of the Year recognition began in 1979 at the direction of Superintendent, Colonel Norman Cochran. Below is a list of past Trooper of the Year Recipients.

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2014  -  Cpl Lloyd "Mike" McCann
2013
 - 
Tfc Patrick Jackson
2012
 -  Cpl Joshua Jubb
2011  -  Cpl Troy Ralston
2010  -  Sgt David L. Weaver
2009  -  TFC Anthony A. Andrews
2008  -  Cpl John A. Lloyd
2007  -  Cpl/3 Mary L. Bartkowski
2006  -  Cpl/2 Vincent H. Clemons
2005  -  Cpl Jason E. Minear
2004  -  Cpl John F. Penrod
2003  -  Tpr David Diana
2002  -  Sgt William K. Marvel
2001  -  Sgt Monroe B. Hudson
2000  -  Cpl Kevin M. Conklin
1999  -  Sgt William T Ford
1998  -  Sgt Joseph P. Aviola Jr, TFC Kimberly J. Cook
1997  -  Cpl/1 Devearl R Royster
1996  -  Cpl/2 James P Fraley
1995  -  Sgt Richard C. Pulling Jr
1994  -  Cpl/1 Bernard Miller
1993  -  Cpl Dean Anderson
1992  -  Sgt Mark Daniels
1991  -  TFC Ronald W. Hagan
1990  -  TFC Robert E. Anderson
1989  -  TFC Paul E. Smentkowski, Tpr Patrick A. Ogden
1988  -  TFC James P. Fraley
1987  -  TFC Douglas B. Hudson
1986  -  Cpl Robert J. Durnan
1985  -  Cpl Alan D. Ellingsworth
1984  -  Sgt James F. Dillon Jr
1983  -  Cpl Timothy F. Hadley
1982  -  Cpl Ernest A Minner Jr
1981  -  Sgt George J Pyott Jr
1980  -  Cpl Carl B Kent
1979  -  TFC Alan D. Ellingsworth