Tuesday, the MPD handed out dozens of awards to officers for their heroic actions, lifesaving efforts and dedicated service in 2015. All told, we honored 9 officers and 3 civilian employees with Chief’s Awards of Merit, 5 officers and 1 civilian with Department Awards of Merit, 22 officers with Medals of Commendation, 5 detectives with Excellence in Investigation Awards, 20 officers with Medals of Valor and 28 officers with Lifesaving Awards. The Chief was also honored to present a Citizen’s Lifesaving Award and a Citizen’s Award of Valor.
The MPD was also proud to name our Unit, Civilian, Investigator and Officer of the Year last night. Here’s a quick peek inside the ceremony.