Central Point Fish & Wildlife Trooper Named Divisionís Trooper of the Year
State Police Senior Trooper Jim Collom, of the Central Point Area Command office, was recognized Wednesday when he received the Fish & Wildlife Division's 2013 "Trooper of the Year" award. The award presentation was made by Captain Jeff Samuels, director of the Fish & Wildlife Division, at the Cole Rivers Hatchery on the Rogue River in front of his supervisors, peers, and staff that he works with.
Senior Trooper Collom has been involved with enforcing fish and wildlife laws for about 22 years including fourteen years with Fish & Wildlife, following nine years as a game warden in Idaho. Passionate about his job, Collom is known to be a top performer on his Fish & Wildlife team including the number of field contacts, investigations, and enforcement activities. He also assists the Patrol Division troopers in handling crashes and other calls for rural law enforcement services.