INDIANA – Indiana Conservation Officer Andrew Harmon has been selected as the 2021 District 2 Officer of the Year.
Harmon is assigned to Wells County and has been a conservation officer since 2012.
In addition to his normal duties as a field officer, he has served as a public safety diver, background investigator, standard field sobriety test instructor, and field training officer.
District 2 includes Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Lagrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, and Whitley counties.
The district award puts Harmon in the running for the Pitzer Award, which is given to the top overall conservation officer in the state and is selected from the 10 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.