K9 officer Loki named traffic safety hero

Ridgefield Police Department K9 officer Loki, a German Shepherd, gives AAA Northeast's Fran Mayko, right, a thank you kiss for his AAA Traffic Safety Hero award as his very surprised partner, K9 Officer Shawn Murray, another
Ridgefield Police Department K9 officer Loki, a German Shepherd, gives AAA Northeast’s Fran Mayko, right, a thank you kiss for his AAA Traffic Safety Hero award as his very surprised partner, K9 Officer Shawn Murray, another “Hero” looks on.

AAA Northeast recently honored two Ridgefield police officers as department-nominated AAA Traffic Safety Heroes during the club’s ninth annual Traffic Safety Lunch at Testo’s Restaurant in Bridgeport.

Officer Shawn Murray and K9 officer Loki were the two officers who were recognized for their outstanding record of motor vehicle enforcement in town through numerous DUI arrests, DUI patrols and distracted driving enforcement. They were among the 19 police officers from area departments recognized for their traffic safety records.