On April 17, Tony Krotz was awarded the 2016 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award. Krotz has worked for the Platte County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years now. VFW 4471 (Guernsey) recognizes emergency responders every year.
Top: Sheriff Steve Keigley poses with Krotz after presenting the award. Left: Krotz’s two children, Kate and Zailey got out of school to see their dad receive this honor along with his wife, Kalyn. Right: Krotz excitedly hugs Zailey after being given the award.