The Greater Hampton Roads Regional Crime Line Dinner and Top Cop Awards was held Nov. 1 in Newport News.
The annual event is an opportunity to honor local law enforcement.
An officer or team from each department was named "Top Cop" and among them, one officer was named "Top Cop" for all of Hampton Roads.
Civilians and businesses are also honored for their work to make the community safer.
This year's Top Cops are:
Hampton Roads Top Cop - Officer Jeffrey Barber of the Portsmouth Police Dept.
Chesapeake Police Dept. - Officer Selena Beaver and Officer Stephen Weir
Gloucester Co. Sheriff's Office - Sgt. Brad Simmons
Hampton Police Dept. - Officer Matthew Chapman
Isle of Wight Co. Sheriff's Office - Lt. James Pope
James City Co. Police Dept. - MPO Jason Slodysko
Newport News Police Dept. - Sgt. Eric Hires
Norfolk Airport Authority - Officer Vernon Stevens
Norfolk Police Dept. - Fugitive Section: Sgt. Albert Armstrong and Investigators Randolph Brann, Robert Graupmann, Michael Mezo, Lance Roberson and Martin Zelada
Poquoson Police Dept. - Sgt. James Moore and S.A. James Fox
Portsmouth Police Dept. - Officer Jeffrey Barber
Smithfield Police Dept. - Officer James Phillips
Suffolk Police Dept. - Officer Heather Linville
Virginia Beach Police Dept. - Officer Nicholas Krause
Virginia State Police - Trooper Christopher Turner
Williamsburg Police Dept. - Inv. Todd Iverson
York Co. - Poquoson Sheriff's Office - Capt. Jeffery Culler
Lifetime Achievement Awards - Norfolk Police Inv. Judy Hash
Newport News MPO (Ret.) Harold Eley
Top Corporation - Langley Federal Credit Union
Top Organization - Newport News Police Foundation
Peter G. Decker. Jr. Individual Award - Lawrence Ronan