Sgt. Joshua Paulsen

Sgt. Joshua Paulsen was rewarded for going beyond the expectations of his job by being named Maricopa Police Department’s Sergeant of the Year for 2016. See photos from the Nov. 5 ceremony in our Community Gallery.

Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
Maricopan since: 2006
Occupation: Police sergeant
Years on the job: 10
Family: Beautiful wife Stacy and two daughters, Mackenzie and Aubrey
Pets: Two German shepherds, Rome and Miley
Cars: Wife has a nice car she lets me drive occasionally
Hobbies: Golfing, hunting and fishing
Pet peeves: Laziness
Like most about Maricopa: Our supportive community!
Like least about Maricopa: Traffic on SR 347!

Favorite …
Book: “American Sniper”
Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Celebrity: Zach Galifianakis
Musician/Band: Stevie Ray Vaughan
Concert: Eric Church
Team: Arizona Cardinals, Iowa Hawkeyes
Nonprofit: 100 Club of Arizona
Food: Steak and Seafood
Drink: Mountain Dew
Restaurant: The Keg
Vacation spot: Pebble Beach Golf Links
Quote: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein


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