February 24, 2024

Trooper Shawn Cunningham

Cunningham Named Gallipolis Trooper of the Year

POMEROY, Ohio – Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn A. Cunningham has been selected 2020 Trooper of the Year at the Gallipolis Post.

Trooper Shawn Cunningham

The selection of Trooper Cunningham, 51, is a recognition of outstanding service during 2020 at the Gallipolis Post. Fellow officers stationed at the Gallipolis post, chose Trooper Cunningham based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others, enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.

Trooper Cunningham joined the Highway Patrol in 1992 and has served at the Walbridge Post as well as the Gallipolis Post. He is originally from Syracuse, Ohio and a graduate of Racine Southern High School. Trooper Cunningham also received the Safe Driving Award and the Division’s Health and Physical Fitness Award. Trooper Cunningham and his wife, Leann, reside in Pomeroy, Ohio with their children Kali, 23, and Brayden, 19.