Annual Awards

2018 Annual Public Safety Awards

Life Saving Awards
Officers Nicole Romnosky & William Wanca
Officer Tyrell Garner—CR#2018-00017867
Officers Hector Roman-Gonzalez & Bryan Tabaczynski—CR#2018-00003091
Firefighter Heidi Therber, Firefighter Steve Curry, Lieutenant Sy Inthanam – Fire rescue

Unit Citations
2018-00035821 – Carolina Avenue, Attempted Murder
Chief Joseph P. LaSata
Deputy Chief Donna Seyferth
Lieutenants Steven P. Abbey & Richard Harris
Sergeant Christopher Crawford
Corporals Jeffrey White, Andrew Palmer & Hector Torres
Investigator Robert Weigel
Officers Nicholas Holbrook, Roderick Banks & Steven Tagye
PSTs Jessica Duff & Brittany Ashurst
Fire Lieutenant Dennis Bennewitz (Life Saving Award)
Firefighters Jon Ortiz & Gabriel Suba (Life Saving Award)

2018-00032177 – SkyZone Shooting
Lieutenant Steven P. Abbey
Sergeants Chris Cochie, Chris Crawford
Corporals Newnham Fleming, Andrew Palmer & Jeff White
Officers William Wanca, Nicole Romnosky, Derek Pender, Nicholas Holbrook & Bryan Tabaczynski
Investigators Bryce Phillips, Mike Boyd, Nicole Gutierrez, Robert Weigel
PSTs Paul Blassingame & Amber Hartselle 

Police Volunteer of the Year
Randall Deakins

Police Civilian of the Year
Code Enforcement Officer Maddie McDonald

Police Supervisor of the Year
Corporal Jeff White

Police Officer of the Year
School Resource Officer Don Pirson

Police Communications Officer of the Year
Communications Officer Brittany Ashurst

Firefighter of the Year
FF/Medic Mike McCaleb

Firefighter Officer of the Year
Lieutenant Dustin Brewer

Promotions/Appointments
Sergeant Timothy Herbener
Corporal Winfred Strickland
Lieutenant Bill Akridge
Lieutenant Dan Crowder

Service Awards for 2018
5 years of service
Pastor Mike Bynum
Volunteer Randall Deakins
Investigator Nicole Gutierrez
SRO Ashley Holmes
Public Safety Director Joseph LaSata
Lt. Bill Akridge
Lt. Daniel Crowder
Firefighter Scott LeBoeuf

10 years of service
Crossing Guard Robert Hartney
Sergeant David Grose

15 years of service
Evidence Tech Cindy Seeley
Firefighter Scott Clark

20 years of service
Records Clerk Brenda Dew
SRO Jon Ackerman
Lt. Andrew Karl

25 years of service
Lieutenant Richard Harris