Two Panhandle Officers Honored for 2021 Efforts to Reduce Drunk Driving

Two Panhandle Officers Honored for 2021 Efforts to Reduce Drunk Driving
Panhandle law enforcement officers honored by MADD this week in Lincoln. In the picture on the left, NSP Trooper Tim Flick is on the far right; in the picture on the right, Alliance Police Sgt. Stefan Yocum is center-right, partially obscured by a microphone (Courtesy Pictures)
May 25th, 2022 | Scott Miller

Two law enforcement officers from the Panhandle were among those honored this week in Lincoln by MADD Nebraska for efforts to reduce and eliminate drunk driving in the state last year.

Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Tim Flick was honored for his efforts in the area of Education and Awareness, one of three honorees receiving that individual award across Nebraska.

Alliance Police Sgt. Stefan Yocum was among 22 officers from across the state recognized for their individual efforts in Adult DUI Enforcement.

MADD Nebraska celebrated numerous honorees May 24 in a ceremony in Lincoln as the organization works toward a future with ‘No More Victims’.

With announcement of the awards, Alliance Police Chief Phillip Lukens said “Our community identified driving under the influence as one of the top problems in Alliance. We have responded to those concerns and are honored that Sgt. Yocum received the prestigious recognition for his incredible efforts toward intoxicated driving.”

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