Clear Lake Police Officer Cory Gute received the Commissioner’s Special Award for Excellence in Traffic Safety on Wednesday, April 24.
The presentation ceremony culminated the 2019 Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) Conference held at the Coralville, Iowa Marriott. Gute was among several individuals and agencies receiving an award from newly appointed Department of Public Safety Commissioner Stephan K. Bayens.
Gute was nominated by Lt. Deb Ryg for the prestigious award.
“It was an honor to be recognized for promoting traffic safety in my community and to be nominated by my supervisor,” said Officer Gute.
“Officer Gute is deserving of this award for his continual efforts to keep our roadways safe in Clear Lake and Ventura,” stated Clear Lake Police Chief Pete Roth.