For some people, their jobs are more than just vocations.

Our veterans and first responders go above and beyond to keep us safe, and we want to honor them.
The Hometown Hero for April 2019 is Asa Johnson.

Asa was nominated by his girlfriend. They are in the process of buying their first home, so she said this recognition is bringing them much needed happiness during a more stressed out time.

Asa graduated from the New Hampshire Police Academy in 2011 and has served at the North Hampton Police Department for over eight years.

In August 2018, just days before his 29th birthday, Asa was promoted from a police officer to a police sergeant.

He is a dedicated, hard-working, motivated and passionate leader. He is always willing to help out his fellow staff members, whether it be with working extra hours so another officer can take time away with his/her family, or helping another officer outside of the police department with a home improvement project.

Asa also takes pride in serving and protecting the people and pets of the North Hampton community. Just a few weeks ago, he helped to rescue an injured owl and bring it to On the Wing to get the medical attention it needed.

Asa Johnson

Asa really is a hero, not just to the residents of North Hampton, but to his family and friends, too.

Thank you, Asa, for being a Hometown Hero.

Do you know someone who should be the next Hometown Hero we recognize? Nominate first responders (i.e. police, firefighters, paramedics, etc.) and military veterans that you want recognized here so we can acknowledge their hard work and dedication.

If they are selected, the Hometown Hero of the Month will also win a $100 gift card to Amazon and a $50 gift card to Aroma Joe's.