Officer Jonathan Price, a member of the Eaton Police Division, is being nominated by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their “Top Cop” award in Cincinnati this month.
“MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving supports high visibility efforts of law enforcement officers and will recognize 35 officers for their efforts in making Ohio’s Roadways safer, their work with victims, success of drunk driving convictions and outstanding work in public awareness of the dangers of drunk and drugged driving and underage drinking through work with their department and other community organizations,” said a statement prepared by the organization.
Officer Price and fellow recipients will be awarded March 6.
MADD is a non-profit which was created by a mother whose daughter was killed as a result of drunk driving. The organization was incorporated in 1980 to aid those who have been victimized by drunk drivers, and to raise awareness “to the problem of drinking and drugged driving,” according to the organizations website, madd.org. The non-profit working to protect families from drunk drivers and underage drinking.