46-year veteran named HPD Officer of the Year

April 15, 2010 8:07:16 PM PDT
A Houston police officer who has spent more than 40 years protecting the people received a very special honor Thursday night. The Houston Citizens' Police Academy Alumni Association named HPD senior police Officer David Freytag its Officer Of The Year for 2009.

The 72-year-old Freytag joined the department 46 years ago.

Officer Freytag also formed the HPD Honor Guard, a detail in which he still participates.