The Montgomery County Police Department held its Quarterly Awards Ceremony earlier today at the Public Safety Headquarters. The awards ceremony featured the presentation of the following awards: Lifesaving, Commendation, Problem-Oriented Policing, the Chief’s Award, and Supervisor of the Year. The award recipients are as follows:
Lifesaving Award – Awarded to an employee who makes a major contribution toward saving the life of another by providing essential medical treatment prior to the arrival of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel.
Lifesaving Award Recipients:
Police Officer II Glenn Altshuler
Police Officer III Brandi Barber
Police Officer II Michelle Barger
Police Officer III James Barnes
Sergeant Alfred Dzenkowski
Police Officer III Nicholas Hoornstra
Sergeant Douglas Miller
Crossing Guard Pauling Miller
Sergeant James Rudnick
Police Officer III Emily Zupancic
A Commendation – Awarded to an employee who makes a significant contribution to the mission of the department beyond the ordinary call of duty. It recognizes those incidents wherein the member’s courage, resourcefulness, tenacity, and/or perseverance in the performance of the employee’s duties has resulted in the protection of life or property, the prevention of a major crime, or the apprehension of an armed and dangerous criminal.
Forensic Specialist I Tiffany Brooks
Forensic Specialist II Kristine Calcara
Detective Fernando Carvajal
Detective Natalie Gwin
Detective Sergeant Lawrence Haley
Police Officer III Charles Heffley
Forensic Specialist II Jennifer Karschner
Forensic Specialist I Amanda Kraemer
Forensic Specialist I LaShon Perkins
Detective Dimitry Ruvin
Detective Frank Springer
Detective Beverly Then
Problem-Oriented Policing Award – The Problem-Oriented Policing Award is designed to recognize a person or group, who has gone above and beyond the person’s normal duties in the spirit of community policing.
Problem-Oriented Policing Award Recipient:
Police Officer II Brock Dulko
Chief’s Award – The Chief’s Award will be awarded by the Chief of Police to employees who exemplify the highest standards of service to the community by virtue of their diligence, dedication, and character.
Chief’s Award Recipient:
Sergeant Jonathan Green
Supervisor of the Year Award:
Sworn: Sergeant Paul Bandholz
Civilian: Spencer Kelly
Congratulations to all of the recipients.