Beckley Police Sgt. Paul Blume, director of the Southern Regional Highway Safety Program, left, and Bob Tipton, director of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, right, presented Beckley Police Sgt. Frankie Shelton, center, with the 2012 Officer of the Year Award at the SRHSP annual awards program on Thursday. Shelton won the award for the 14th consecutive year based on his overall performance for enforcing traffic safety laws. See Sunday’s edition for more photos from Thursday’s recognition ceremonies.