Trooper Javon Murphy is a seven-year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol and is assigned as the Gainesville District DUI Enforcement Trooper. Since January 1, 2014, Trooper Murphy’s dedication to duty has resulted in the arrest of 38 impaired drivers within the Gainesville District. Additionally, Trooper Murphy has made seven drug arrests while on DUI patrol. There is little doubt that Trooper Murphy’s aggressive DUI enforcement initiatives have saved lives and prevented thousands of dollars in property damage as well.
In addition to his DUI duties, Trooper Murphy took on the responsibilities of becoming a Field Training Officer and consistently goes the extra mile to ensure junior Troopers receive the best field training possible. He is looked up to by other agency police officers within the Gainesville District and is always willing to assist others. Trooper Murphy’s friendly personality and professional devotion to his duties has earned him the respect of his community and peers. Trooper Murphy is truly deserving of this recognition.