Wakefield MSP trooper gets Samuel A. Mapes award
February 7, 2019
By Bryan Hellios
WAKEFIELD — The Michigan State Police announced that 11 troopers from the Upper Peninsula were awarded the Cpl. Samuel A. Mapes Criminal Patrol and Investigation Award, including a local trooper.
Tpr. Alexander L. Sackmann of the Wakefield Post received this award which is only given to the top 5 percent of troopers in each district who look “past the traffic stop.”
Sackmann made 11 felony arrests in 2018 that met the criteria for this award.
Sackmann joined the department in 2017 and came to the Wakefield Post directly out of the 133rd Troo...