Indianapolis, IN – Trooper Cameron Bottema was recognized by Superintendent Douglas Carter during an awards ceremony held Friday at the Indiana Government Center for his outstanding DUI enforcement efforts.
Trooper Cameron Bottema, a 2 1/2 year state police veteran, patrols the overnight hours in the Indianapolis area with a focus on catching intoxicated drivers. In 2017 Bottema arrested 233 drunk drivers. He also made dozens of arrests resulting in 457 criminal charges and investigated 55 vehicle crashes.
Indianapolis District Commander Lt. Jeff Payne said “Cameron’s efforts have undoubtedly saved countless lives. Each time he comes to work he strives to improve safety on our roadways?
Trooper Bottema was awarded the “DUI Life Award” which is given to the highest number of DUI arrests each year statewide. He was given a plaque and a medal to wear on his uniform.