APD Officer Named Officer of the Year

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-42835″ src=”http://klax-tv.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/cpl_douglas_prestridge.jpg” alt=”cpl_douglas_prestridge” width=”211″ height=”225″ />An Alexandria police officer is named the State Highway Safety Commission’s DWI officer of the year for the fourth time in five years.

Corporal Douglas Prestridge is a 12-year veteran assigned to the traffic division. He’ll receive the award next month during a ceremony in Baton Rouge.

Additionally, A.P.D. has received its 6th consecutive Departmental Award for D.W.I. Enforcement.

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission awards these honors annually to Officers and Departments based upon category.

KLAX ABC 31 News 2/27/15