A Chocolay township police officer is recognized as Marquette County’s top cop.
Sergeant Scott Jennings is Marquette County’s police officer of the year for 2011.
He’s often involved in grant writing and technology upgrades for the department.
Chocolay township police chief Greg Zyburt nominated him for the honor.
Sergeant Jennings was the first law enforcement officer to respond to the Northern Michigan Bank and trust robbery last October.
He had to coordinate the local, state and federal agencies involved in the case.
Jennings is also a Northern Michigan University grad.
And he’s served with the Chocolay Township police for more than 25 years.