Wright earns LPD Reserve Officer of the Year award

February 21, 2018

LPD Chief David Hofmann recognized Lt. Thomas Wright for his outstanding service in 2017 during the All-Department meeting earlier this month.


Chief David Hofmann presented the LPD Reserve Officer of the Year award to Lt. Thomas Wright during LPD's All-Department meeting at the Armory.

Wright joined LPD in 2004, and has also served as a police officer with the War Memorial PD, Southport PD, University of Indianapolis PD, and Butler University PD. He holds a degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University.


During 2017 alone, Wright worked over 450 hours of road patrol duty, responding to 370-plus calls for service. In addition, Wright is responsible for overseeing the Reserve officers; providing support for LPD's Operations Division, coordinating the monthly schedule, filling voids, overseeing emergency response callouts, and supplementing activities when needed. 


Wright is also a Field Training Officer and new Reserve Officers participate in LPD's field training program under his careful watch, said Deputy Chief Gary Woodruff.