Mt. Vernon Police Department Officer of the Year

February 17, 2021

Congratulations to Detective Justin Osborn (center) on being named the 2020 Officer of the Year at the Mt. Vernon Police Department. Detective Osborn has been with the police department for 12 years and has been assigned to the detective division for the last 2 years.

Captain Vic Koontz (left) nominated Detective Osborn and cited Detective Osborn’s on-going hard work, positive attitude, desire to help others and ability to quickly find resolution in his cases as reasons for his nomination. During 2020, Detective Osborn handled over 150 cases ranging from thefts to homicide.

Also shown is Detective Sergeant Jeremy Reichert (right).