On Friday night, the BPOE 2266 Elks Lodge of Glen Burnie honored Detective Richard F. Robinson of the Western District as one of two Policemen of the Year.
Robinson's area of responsibility is Severn andGlen Burnie.
Robinson joined the Anne Arundel County Police Department in September 1976 as a cadet. In January 1979, he became a police officer.
He has been assigned to uniformed patrol, the narcotics section and, currently, the Western District Team Police.
Robinson has cleared many cases and recovered thousands of dollars in stolen property. Robinson closed a serious assault case, making five arrests, after thecase appeared to come to a dead end.