Honoring Members of the Police Force
Police Officer of the Year

Captain Dustin Krueger has been named Police Officer of the Year by his peers on the Northville Police Department in recognition of outstanding police service in 2018. He was officially presented with the award at the June 17, 2019 City Council meeting. Captain Dustin Krueger

He has been an officer with the force since 1993, and served his entire career as an officer with Northville. He became sergeant in 2001, was promoted to captain in 2014, and served as interim police chief for several months in 2018. “He rose to the challenge and fostered a positive work environment,” his peers said.

He has instructed his fellow officers in many tactical drills, including active shooter and use of the TASER. He served as Western Wayne County Mobile Field Force Squad Leader from 2011 to 2015.

“I am honored and humbled,” Cpt. Krueger said of the award. “Everything we do in law enforcement is a team effort. I have a lot of men and women behind me who have helped me achieve this success.”


Awards - 2019

LIFE SAVING AWARD
  Awarded for the saving of a human life

Officer Peter Davis (6th)
Officer Brian Dogonski (3rd)
Sgt. Gregory Hannewald (4th)


OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Captain Dustin Krueger (2nd)

MADD AWARD
Annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award for an officer's 
efforts in enforcement of impaired driving 

Officer Andrew Kirby (5th)

ATTENDANCE AWARD
Officer Thomas Barber (1st)
Sgt. Kenneth Delano (3rd)

DRIVING AWARD
Sgt. Kenneth Delano (1st)
Officer Matthew Duggins (1st)
Sgt. Gregory Hannewald (1st)

LETTERS OF COMMENDATION
Officer Matthew Duggins
Officer Scott Groff
Officer Melissa Vernon

DEPARTMENT COMMENDATION
Detective David Randall

POLICE SERVICE AWARDS
Awarded for each five years of full-time police service.

Captain Dustin Krueger  25 Years
Officer Matthew Duggins 5 Years



The awards presentation takes place annually prior to the Memorial Day Parade.