On March 31, the Police Department presented its annual department awards. Below are the award winners in the “Of the Year” category:
Volunteer of the Year : Dalton Pugh
Telecommunications Operator of the Year: Jackie Ryle
Civilian Employee of the Year: Kerie Cress
School Resource Officer of the Year: Officer Jay Rozell
Technical Support Officer of the Year: Officer Greg Brunson
Patrol Officer of the Year: Officer Kevin McBreen
Investigator of the Year: Detective Tim Stevenson
Police Supervisor of the Year: Sergeant Melissa Grubbs
Police Administrator of the Year: Lieutenant Ben Hall
Police Officer of the Year: Detective Tim Stevenson
In addition, Detective Tim Stevenson received an Outside Agency Commendation.
Kevin Bender, Jeff Hill, Jimmy Keyes, Jay Rozell and Bodie Warren received Department Commendations.
Meritorious Service Awards went to Marc Gray, Kevin McBreen, Nick Simpson and Jeff Uhrig.
Congratulations to everyone!