City of Franklin Police Officers were honored on 04/13/2016 by the Franklin Parks and Recreation Department with Volunteer Awards. Brennan Artis from the Parks and Recreation Department nominated Patrolman Stephanie Sumpter, Mario Hunter, and Kevin Muse. Mr. Artis made his remarks about why he nominated all three officers. Ptl. Sumpter was nominated due to her work in the community with the children and her commitment to trying to better Franklin. Ptl. Hunter was nominated due to his desire and efforts with creating the men’s basketball league. Mr. Artis stated that the league was a big success and that they look forward to it again next year. Ptl. Muse was nominated for his work in the community and for the outcome of various encounters with Brennan Artis. Mr. Artis stated that Ptl. Muse took that extra step and tried to give his foster children and children in the community advice to better themselves and the community. Mr. Artis also stated that Ptl. Muse also was awarded the officer of the year, which shows that the quality of officers in the City of Franklin are very good.