Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kyle L. Prose has been selected as the 2016 Trooper of the Year at the Wilmington Post.
The selection of Prose, 26, is in recognition of outstanding service during 2016 at the Wilmington Post. Fellow officers stationed at the Wilmington Post chose Prose based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.
Prose joined the Highway Patrol in 2013 and has served at the Wilmington Post since leaving the academy. Originally from Lucasville and a graduate of Northwest High School in McDermott, Prose is currently serving in the Ohio Army National Guard and attended Shawnee State College. Prose has recently served as a field training officer and has received the Highway Patrol Criminal Patrol Certificate Award.
Prose and his wife, Kala, live in Hillsboro with their recently born daughter, Vivian.
Submitted by Lt. Stan A. Jordan, Wilmington Post commander, Ohio State Highway Patrol.