MIDLAND - A Midland trooper is being recognized for outstanding abilities.
This year, the top female trooper award went to Trooper Dina Ortiz out of Midland.
27 troopers participated and were judged on job knowledge, physical readiness, firearms proficiency and pursuit driving.
These awards are given annually in honor of fallen trooper Javier Arana, Junior, who was killed in the line of duty.?