Fischer named recipient of Outstanding Enforcement Award by DOTNorth Dakota Highway Patrol officer, Sgt. Steve Fischer of Minot has been selected for the Outstanding Enforcement Award, by the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
North Dakota Highway Patrol officer, Sgt. Steve Fischer of Minot has been selected for the Outstanding Enforcement Award, by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. Fischer was one of 35 nominations received for consideration of this award.
“Sgt. Fischer has gone above and beyond that which is generally accepted as being part of his standard job responsibility,” said Mark Nelson, NDDOT Safety Division director. “This award represents the highest honor we present to a law enforcement officer to recognize their life-saving work in traffic safety.” Sgt. Fischer was nominated by the Region III Community Traffic Safety Program which is comprised of six counties in northeast North Dakota.
Fischer is employed with the North Dakota Highway Patrol and is stationed in Minot. Prior to his promotion on Jan. 1, Fischer was stationed in Rolette County for 11 years. He was very active with Region III Community Traffic Safety Program by helping to educate many young/new drivers on the dangers of impaired driving and distracted driving, assisting with Simulated Impaired Driving Experience presentations, the Teen Maze program, and countless community presentations on traffic safety.
Fischer is a member of the North Dakota Highway Patrol Driving Under the Influence Enforcement team and is a crash reconstruction investigation expert. He now serves the Minot region.
In recognition of Fischer, his photo and a description of his contributions to traffic safety will be displayed throughout the year in the second floor lobby exhibit at the NDDOT central office in Bismarck.