Officer of the Year
Cpl. Daniel Clanton
Cpl. Daniel Clanton has been with the Monroe Police Department since 2006 and was acknowledged for not only his skills as a police officer but for his compassion for the people of the community. Chief Charles McCormick IV mentioned the times when Cpl. Clanton took extra measures to track down a woman’s wallet and return it complete with its contents or when he assisted a frantic homeless woman obtain her medication.
“I tell you these stories because if I didn’t you may never hear them,” Chief McCormick told the Monroe Exchange Club. “They are the true stories that make us great.”
Cpl. Clanton served in MANTIS and is a member of the departments Honor Guard. He is a field training officer who was described by the chief as a “positive projection of the Monroe Police Department through hard work, dedication, professional appearance and demeanor.”