Monroe Officer Named Motor Carrier Officer of the Year
Issued: Jan. 24, 2013
LANSING, MICH. Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue is pleased to announce that MC Ofcr. David Haynes of the Monroe Post is the recipient of the 2012 Motor Carrier Officer of the Year Award. Haynes received the award at a special ceremony in Lansing today.
The Motor Carrier Officer of the Year award, sponsored by the Michigan Trucking Association since 1985, recognizes the MSP motor carrier officer who symbolizes outstanding professional ethics, dedication to duty and concern for giving back to their community.
"Motor Carrier Officer Haynes was selected for this honor because of his dedication and knowledge in commercial vehicle enforcement and because he exceeds expectations and delivers excellent service to citizens, while on and off the job," said Etue.
A seven-year member of the MSP, Haynes is well-known for his outstanding work performance, knowledge, experience and community involvement. He has served as a staff member for previous motor carrier recruit schools as a background investigator and first aid instructor. He has also served as a field training officer.
Haynes graduated from the 15th Motor Carrier Recruit School in November 2005, and was assigned to the Monroe Post.
Haynes is a 12-year veteran volunteer firefighter at the Monroe Township Fire Department. He is also involved in planning a large fundraiser for local charity, which includes all emergency personnel in the community.
Haynes and his wife, Rachelle, have four children, Natalie, Annika, Benjamin and Robert.