Conservation Officer Tyler Brock, who serves Porter County, has been
selected as the 2019 District 10 Indiana Conservation Officer of the Year.
Brock has served as
a conservation officer for eight years.
In addition to his
patrol duties, Brock also serves as a public information officer, field
training officer, and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operator.
District 10 covers
LaPorte, Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and Starke counties.
The district award
puts Brock 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
10 district award winners.
The Pitzer Award is
named after Indiana Conservation Officer James D. Pitzer, who was fatally
shot while investigating illegal hunting activity on Jan. 1, 1961, in Jay