Detective Willie Collins, an officer with the Carmel Police Dept. since 1999, received the 2014 Investigator of the Year Award by the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office.
Det. Collins organized and coordinated several joint investigations involving multiple law enforcement agencies in Hamilton County and across Central Indiana which resulted in charges being filed against seven people.
This ended a crime spree of approximately 15 burglaries and more than 30 thefts and auto thefts in Hamilton, Boone and Marion Counties.
Det.Collins also investigated several other crimes ending in arrests which include a stabbing, credit card frauds and multiple thefts. Pictured are Carmel Police Chief Tim Green and Det. Collins.