Evansville - Senior Trooper Ryan Wilson was selected as "Evansville District Trooper of the Year" for 2011. Supt. Paul Whitesell, Ph.D., presented Wilson with his award this morning in Indianapolis. Wilson is a 12-year veteran and primarily patrols Warrick County. He spent nearly 600 hours patrolling SR 66 and SR 261, which are two high crash areas and made over 2,200 traffic stops for various moving violations. Wilson concentrated most of his efforts in traffic enforcement in an attempt to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities on area roadways.