The Midland Police Department will hold its Annual Awards Banquet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 at Midland Country Club (6101 N.Highway 349).
The banquet is an opportunity to recognize a select group of sworn and civilian personnel for the outstanding job they do for the department and the community.
Award winners are:
Field Operations Bureau:
Supervisor of the year: Kenneth AngellCivilian of the Year: Sherri Fox
Officer of the Year: Taylor WelchRookie of the Year: Will Hodges
Top Gun: Waylon KluttsFitness Award: Joey Garcia
Fittest Squad: K-9 Unit (Greg Chatwell, Michael Nickell, Taylor Welch, Mollie Pehl, Brian Stacey)
Investigative Services Bureau:Civilian of the Year: Beverly Holder
Detective of the Year: Kevin Wolf
Support Services Bureau:Supervisor of the Year: Sherill Bradford
Civilian of the Year: Raul Urias
Chief’s Awards: LaNita Joiner and Clif Sikes; Alfredo Grimaldo and Stephanie Newton; David Scardino; the Directed Patrol Team (Kenneth Angell, Zachary Chesworth, Eli Garcia, Allen Payne, Matthew Sedillo, Reico Patrick)
Medals of Service: Ronnie Wilson; Rick Gilley; David Garcia; Sheldon Johnson; Bill Anderson; Clark Owen; Reico Patrick
Distinguished Service Medal: Chris Earp and Jason Wilson
Medal of Valor: Zachary Chesworth
Citizens Appreciation Award: Clint Renshaw
Volunteers in the Citizen Police Academy, Citizens On Patrol and Volunteer Parking Enforcement will also be recognized.
This year's speaker with be former Dallas Cowboys tight end Jay Novacek. Tickets are $5 each. For more information, call MPD Community Relations at 432-685-7582.###
Media Contact: Public Information Officer Sara Higgins