Sgt. Mark Tapan & K9 Mattis

Nominee Name

Mark & Mattis Tappan

Please tell this officer’s story of how they saved a life or showed exemplary service in the field. Including why this officer should receive a RISE Award.

Sgt. Tappan & k9 Mattis motivate encourage and inspire millions of people everyday. Through the power of social media they spread their message of love peace and positivity. K9 Mattis is a true hero and even has a Purple Heart for bravery and was officer of the year. He has saved many lives during his career thru his work with his partner handler and best friend Sgt. Tappan who is also exceptional.