WILTON, Conn. A 1994 Wilton High School graduate has been named Officer of the Year by the Wilton Police Department.
David Hartman, a graduate of Marist College, joined the department in 1999 and initially worked as a patrol officer. He also spent five years in the Strategic Traffic Unit and has served as a field training officer and child safety seat technician. He has also received two life-saving awards given to an officer who plays a major role in saving a life, either with CPR or a defibrillator.
After the 9/11 terror attacks, he responded to the World Trade Center with the Wilton EMS to deliver supplies to the rescue workers.
In addition to his police service he has participated in many community events such as running in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run and volunteering at each Tip-A-Cop to raise money for the Special Olympics. For two years, he has raised money to fight childhood cancers by participating in the St. Baldricks campaigns.
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