AUGUSTA — Maine State Police have honored Jarod Stedman from Troop E in Bangor as Trooper of the Year.

The annual state police awards banquet was held Tuesday at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro.

Stedman was one of 11 nominees for the award that was established in the memory of Trooper Charles Black, who was shot to death while responding to a bank robbery in 1964 in South Berwick.

Among others recognized at the event were troopers involved in three rescues over the past year.


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