Coronado Police Officer Ryan Rose was recognized on Tuesday, March 25, as the Coronado Police Department Mothers Against Drunk Driving Officer of the Year.
During 2013, Officer Rose made 14 arrests for driving under the influence. These types of arrests save lives.
In addition, Coronado Police Sgt. Matt Mitchell was recognized for his tremendous support and involvement in the San Diego County Avoid Program operations that help reduce DUIs with driver checkpoints.
At the San Diego County awards presentation, guests heard from a victim of a DUI collision. She described the impact on her life after recovering from numerous broken bones and the amputation of her left hand and forearm.
—City of Coronado