MOUNT GILEAD – Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Caleb E. Cox has been selected as the 2020 Trooper of the Year at the Mount Gilead Post.
The selection of the 29-year-old Cox is in recognition of outstanding service during 2020 at the Mount Gilead Post. Fellow officers stationed at Mount Gilead, chose him based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.
Cox joined the Highway Patrol in 2016 and has served at the Mount Gilead Post.
He is originally from Mount Gilead and a graduate of Mount Gilead High School. Other Highway Patrol awards received in the past include: Criminal Patrol Award in 2018; Ace Award for stolen vehicles in 2020, and his Health and Fitness Award.
Trooper Cox and his wife, Brenna, reside in Morrow County with their two children.