Police Officers, Dispatcher Honored

Several police officers and a dispatcher for Southwest Emergency Dispatch Center were presented with awards Feb. 20 for exemplary work in 2022.
The Knights of Columbus St. Francis of Assisi Council recognized Patrolman Mike Galassi as Officer of the Year for his role as a leader in the department and for helping save lives in two different situations. You can read more about it here
The Knights of Columbus also honored Lindsey Hamilton as Dispatcher of the Year for her professionalism, efficiency and leadership. Read more about Lindsey here.
The police department also recognized several of its officers for outstanding work in 2022:
Blue Collar Award: Patrolman Luke Berry
Quality Service Award: Detective Steven Vanek
Compassion Award: Patrolman Dave Gallagher
Citizen Award: Julie M. Jarrell
Appreciation: Crossroads Animal Hospital
Click here to read the stories behind the awards