March 10, 2010 > 2009 Police Officer of the Year
2009 Police Officer of the Year
Submitted By Chief Dennis Graham, Milpitas PD
The Milpitas Police Department is pleased to announce Officer Steven Fox has been named as the 2009 Milpitas Police Officer of the Year. Officer Fox joined the Milpitas Police Department in December 16, 2005. He is a graduate of San Jose State University and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Management.
An extremely motivated officer, he is dedicated to making the community safe for the citizens that he serves. His proactive efforts to find and arrest individuals who have violated the law and pose a danger not only to our local citizens, but also to society in general, has resulted in 418 arrests during 2009. His relentless efforts have helped to keep the crime rate at a 40-year low. It is common for Officer Fox to contact suspicious individuals and after interviewing them, he is able to determine weapons and/or narcotic violations. Additionally, Officer Fox has been responsible for taking numerous violent felons and parole violators off the streets.
He has been recently assigned as the department's Auto Theft Investigator. Utilizing his prior experience to produce significant investigative leads, he will work with law enforcement agencies throughout the bay area to combat auto theft.