The Midland Police Department will hold its annual awards banquet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 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: Sgt. Doug Crisp
Civilian of the Year: Liz Thornton
Officer of the Year: Officer D’Juan GoswickRookie of the Year: Jaye Johnson
Investigative Services Bureau:
Civilian of the Year: Rhiannon Fry
Detective of the Year: Detective Lorenzo DominguezExplorer of the Year: Tony Harris
Support Services Bureau:
Supervisor of the Year: Sgt. Pete Dehlinger
Civilian of the Year: Raul UriasTop Gun: Lt. Layton Fincher
Fitness Award: Officer David EdwardsFittest Squad: Sgt. Brad Alexander, Joseph Beltran, Douglas Sauls and Hannah Yoxsimer
Medal of Valor: Detective Jimmy Cox
Distinguished Service Medal: Sgt. Mitch RussellMedal of Service: Officer Ciro Chairez
Medal of Service: Officer Chane Blandford
Retirees Medal of Service: Manuel Beltran, Beverly Holder, Chuck Sims, John R Smith, Darin Clements, Arthur Villarreal, Tony Dickie, Elias Hernandez, Richard Lewis, Robbie Mobley, Jesse Robledo and Sherri Fox
Citizens Appreciation Award: Bobbie Kerrigan, Mark Timmons, Modesta Sanchez and Chris Stokes
Volunteers with the Citizen Police Academy, Citizens On Patrol and Volunteer Parking Enforcement will also be recognized.
This year’s speaker will be Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo. For more information, please call MPD Community Relations at 432-685-7582. ###
Media Contact: Police Chief Price Robinson