(HENDRICKS CO.) – Indiana Conservation Officer Nick Wilson, who serves Hendricks County, has been selected as the 2019 District 6 Officer of the Year.
Wilson has been a conservation officer for seven years and grew up in Marion County.
Wilson serves the division as a scuba diver, background investigator, passenger for hire inspector, river rescue instructor, and scuba tank inspector.
District 6 covers Bartholomew, Brown, Johnson, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Monroe, Morgan and Shelby counties.
Wilson is now in the running for the Pitzer Award which is given to the top overall conservation officer in the state of Indiana and selected from the ten district award winners.
The Pitzer Award is named after Conservation Officer James D. Pitzer, who was fatally shot while investigating illegal hunting activity on Jan. 2, 1961 in Jay County.