In 2017, Back the Blue of Acadiana presented the "Officer of the Year Award" to Cpl. Michael Middlebrook. Officer Middlebrook went above and beyond in serving his community. Office Middlebrook was killed in the line of duty on October 1, 2017. Beginning in 2018, the award will be presented as the "Cpl. Michael Middlebrook Humanitarian Award" and will be presented to an active LEO. Nominations will be accepted through 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. The award will be presented at our Annual Back the Blue Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 21, 2019.