(12-3-17) Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Steven Posada recently was honored with the VFW Walterick-Hemme Post 3035 (Delphos) Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award. Posada is currently the Assistant Post Commander at the Van Wert Post and has been stationed there since 2015.

Posada joined the Patrol in November 2006 as a member of the 147th Academy Class. He earned his commission in June of the following year and was assigned to the Van Wert Post. In 2010, he transferred to the Wapakoneta Post. While at the Wapakoneta Post, he was selected as Post Trooper of the Year in 2010, 2013 and 2014. In 2013, he received the Ace Award for excellence in auto larceny enforcement. In 2014, he was selected as District Trooper of the Year.

Posada is a native of Celina.