The Chandler Police Department recognized the exceptional efforts of its volunteers during 2013 at its Annual Awards Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. Department employees and volunteers gathered on the evening of April 2, 2014 to Celebrate Chandler’s Volunteers in Policing Program.
The Chandler Police Department and the community as a whole have benefited from the dedication and service given by the members of the Volunteers in Policing Program. Over 690 members from the Chandler community have volunteered their time to serve as a part of the organization.
Congratulations to the following volunteers who were honored:
The Special Recognition award is presented to volunteers who consistently exceed normal job requirements with at least one specific act of outstanding performance. Three Department units were presented with a Unit Citation award:
The 2013 recipients of this award include Rea Dias, Ken Hawkes, and Barb Hedges.
The Bronze Lifetime Achievement award is presented to a volunteer who provides 1,000+ hours of service from their inception into the Program.
The 2013 recipients of this award include Bob Bratek, David Riggall, and Dwight Thayer.
The Silver Lifetime Achievement award is presented to a volunteer who provides 2,000+ hours of service from their inception into the Program.
The 2013 recipients of this award is William Brewer.
The Volunteer of the Year award is presented to a volunteer for outstanding performance over a period of one year in achieving Departmental goals and objectives through projects, programs, or situations requiring exceptional dedication.
Tommy Gorey is the 2013 Volunteer of the Year.