(GIBSON CO.) – Indiana Conservation Officer Ryan McIntyre, who serves Gibson County, has been selected the 2019 District 7 Officer of the Year.
McIntyre was also raised in Gibson County. He has been a conservation officer for seven years.
McIntyre serves the division as a certified breath test operator, National Archery in the Schools (NASP) instructor and public information officer.
District 7 covers Knox, Daviess, Martin, Gibson, Pike, Dubois, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick and Spencer counties.
McIntyre is now in the running for the Pitzer Award, which is given to the top overall conservation officer in Indiana and 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 Jan. 2, 1961 in Jay County.