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CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL RADIO SOCIETY IS PLEASED TO HONOR

EDWARD A. SHARPE
WITH THE
CHARLES D. 'DOC' HERROLD AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE PRESERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION OF EARLY RADIO.

BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 1992:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Awards Ceremony

Glendale Police Department

March 6, 2014

 

 

Glendale Police Department
Mission Statement

To protect the lives and property
of the people we serve.

Values

Integrity • Courage • Excellence
Respect • Compassion • Dedication

 

Welcome

Chief Debora Black

 

Posting of Colors / Pipes & Drums
National Anthem

Glendale Honor Guard
Glendale Pipes & Drums
Award Recipients

 

Introductions

Assistant Chief Rick St. John

Master of Ceremonies
Lindsey Reiser
CBS News 5 Journalist

 

Speakers

Jerry Weiers, Mayor

Debora Black, Chief of Police

 

Presentation of Awards

 

Closing Remarks

Assistant Chief Greg Dominguez

 

Lifesaving Award

Officer Bryan Anderson • Officer Mike Crawford

Officer Joseph Dziawura

 

Exceptional Merit

Detective John D. Krystek • Detective Tom Pocknell

Officer Justin Ramsay • Officer Brandon Schoch

Corporal Walter Slocumb

 

Chief’s Award For Excellence

Communications Specialist Cassie Gaarder

Officer Jason Jones • Officer Evan Kudler

Officer Richard Lipps • Detective Gary Myers

Officer Brian Shackelford • Sergeant Jeff Turney

 

Meritorious Unit Citation Awards

Glendale Family Advocacy Center – Family Violence

Sergeant Pat Beumler (Accepting)

Detective George Arnold

Detective Bobby Edwards

Detective Derrick Johnston

Detective Shane Lee

Detective Mario Sanchez

Detective Jason Spillers

Case Manager John Burns

Victim Advocate Caseworker Jennifer Segovia

 

Gateway Community

Response

Sergeant Scott Walker

(Accepting)

Detective Laura Beeler

Detective Beth Diaz

Detective Brian Jones

Detective Bret McLeod

Detective Tom Pocknell

 

Foothills Neighborhood Response Squad

Sergeant Aaron Aldridge

(Accepting)

Officer Nicholas Lively

Officer Brian Gallagher

Officer Trevor Goode

Officer Zane Hinde

Officer James Stahl

Officer Adam Ponton

Officer James Mullins

 

Violent Crimes/Homicide
North & South

Sergeant Jason Zimmerman (Accepting) &

Sergeant Joe Flosman
(Accepting)

Detective Roger Geisler

Detective Brian Piech

Detective Nedd Wilkens

Detective Eric Holmstedt

Detective Travis Darby

Detective Matt Lowe

Detective Brad McMillen

Detective Gary Myers

Detective Mark Coyle

Detective Yon Grant

Detective Brent Durham

Detective Carlos Cano

Sergeant Scott Waite

Sergeant Jeff Daukas

 

Violent Crimes/Gangs

Sergeant Joe Flosman (Accepting)

Detective John Bustoz

Detective Jarrod Smith

Special Agent Scott Rhodes

Special Agent Evan Tsurumi

Probation Officer Rhonda Wilson

Probation Officer Linda Ramey

 

Meritorious Unit - CAD/RMS Project
Core Team

Lieutenant John Wolfe (Accepting)

Arlene Chemello (Accepting)

Sergeant Jared Cooper

Sergeant Ryan Horrall

Officer Chad Bowers

Mark Foote

Sean Ayotte

Dean Ohlendorf

Catherine York

CAD/MPS Training (Patrol)

Sergeant Kevin Kellogg

Officer Nathan Loescher

Officer Wendy Lehman

Officer Rob Solomon

Officer Dan Frusciano

Officer Adam Spiwak

Officer Brandon Schoch

Officer Dan Mooney

Officer Jacob Martinson

Officer Tom Vickers **

Sergeant Janneth Washington,
Detention Supervisor

 

CAD Configuration &

Training (Communications)

Loretta Hadlock,
Communications Manager

Michaelanne Acree,
Communications Supervisor

Jessica Kunz,
Communications Supervisor

Cy Otsuka, Radio Systems

Tim Ulery, Radio Systems
Crime Analysis

Bryan Hill, Crime Analyst

 

CAD/MPS Cutover Support

Center Augmentees

Larry Bly, Records Manager

Jason Little, Records Technician

 

 

Vehicle Retrofit

Mark Campbell,
Technical Services Manager

Officer Tom Vickers

Officer Andrea Slocumb

Christina Betz,
Assistant Public Works Director

Guy Wilkes, Shop Supervisor,
Field Operations

Chris Kinion, Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, Field Operations

Walt Cook, Equip. Technician II,
Make Ready Section

Gabriel Parra, Equip. Technician II, Make-Ready Section

Information Technology

Diana Bundschuh,
Deputy Chief IT Officer

David Atchison,
Network Administrator

Ted Moeller, Senior Database Analyst

John Schoenstein,

Domain Administrator

David Timm, Application Analyst

Val Gonzales, IT Security Admin.

John Hurley, System Hardware Architecture & Install

Tristan Nelson, Geographic Information System Specialist

Sheila Reddic, Help Desk Supervisor

Daniel Colwell,
IT Senior Network Engineer

Patrol Scheduling Assistance

Officer Brian Wilkins

GRPSTC Scheduling
and Technology

Todd Greenhagen, EOC, GFD

 

 

Purple Heart Award

Officer Wes Zygmont

Medal of Valor

Officer Jason Chambers

Sergeant Scott Keene

Officer Kevin Robertson

Officer Wes Zygmont

 

Volunteer of the Year

Russell Whitney

 

Civilian of the Year

Communications Supervisor Michaelanne Acree

 

Investigator of the Year

Detective George Arnold

 

Officer of the Year

Officer John Davidge

 

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Glendale Police Department 2013
 Annual Awards Ceremony

 

March 6, 2014

Congratulations to all of the 2013 award recipients

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5187.

Officer of the Year was awarded to Officer John Davidge, at 2013 Annual Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

((From the Transcript))

    tHE OFFICER OF THE YEAR RECIPIENT IS Officer John Davidge ("DAV-ige")

Officer JOHN Davidge IS NAMED GLENDALE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OFFICER OF THE YEAR FOR HIS demonstrated EXCELLENCE, INITITIVE and DEDICATION.

aS A PATROL OFFICER ASSIGNED TO THE gATEWAY DIVISION, OFFICER DAVIDGE IS KNOWN FOR CONSISTENTLY TAKING THAT "EXTRA STEP" TO FUTHER AN INVESTIGATION. HE SHARES INFORMATION FREELY WITH HIS FELLOW OFFICERS AND DETECTIVES, IMPROVING THE LIKELYHOOD OF IDENTIFICATION AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS.

HE RELENTLESSLY TRACKS LEADS FOR VIOLENT CRIMINAL SUSPECTS, UTILIZING ANY AND ALL TOOLS AVAILABLE. HIS USE OF TECHNOLOGY, INCLUDING SOCIAL MEDIA, VIDEO, AND POLICE DATABASES IS REMARKABLE. JUST AS NOTABLE IS HIS EAGERNESS TO TEACH HIS METHODS TO OTHER OFFICERS SO THEY CAN SOLVE THEIR CASES. HIS ULTIMATE GOAL IS TO SOLVE CASES TO PROVIDE CLOSURE TO VICTIMS, AND TO ARREST CRIMINALS SO THEY CAN BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR ACTIONS.

OFFICER DAVIDGE ARRIVES EARLY FOR WORK, AND REGULARLY STOPS BY TO MEET WITH DETECTIVES BEFORE GOING HOME AFTER HIS SHIFT. HE HAS BEEN NOMINATED AS GATEWAY OFFICER OF THE MONTH ON NUMEROUS OCCASIONS, AND RECEIVED THE RECOGNITION IN OCTOBER FOR HIS WORK IDENTIFYING A SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT and IDENTIFYING SUSPECTS FROM A TRIPLE SHOOTING AS WELL AS DEVELOPING INFORMATION LEADING TO THEIR ARREST.

fOR HIS EXCEPTIONAL WORK PERFORMANCE, EXTRAORDINARY DEDICATION AND TIRELESS EFFORTS TO MAKE GLENDALE SAFE, officer dAVIDGE IS THE 2013 gLENDALE pOLICE oFFICER OF THE yEAR.

 

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5177.

Investigator of the Year was awarded to Detective George Arnold.

 

((From the Transcript))

THE INVESTIGATOR OF THE YEAR IS:

DETECTIVE GEORGE ARNOLD

DETECTIVE ARNOLD CONSISTENTLY EXCEEDS THE EXPECTATIONS OF AN INVESTIGATOR WITHIN THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION. AS A DETECTIVE ASSIGNED TO THE FAMILY VIOLENCE UNIT, DETECTIVE ARNOLD ROUTINELY ARRIVES EARLY AND STAYS LATE TO ENSURE HIS CASES AND MORE IMPORTANTLY HIS VICTIMS RECEIVE THE BEST SERVICE POSSIBLE.

DURING 2013, DETECTIVE ARNOLD PERSONALLY ARRESTED 30 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECTS AND SUBMITTED 137 CASES FOR PROSECUTION.

DETECTIVE ARNOLD IS ALSO A TEAM PLAYER WHO REGULARLY ASSISTS FELLOW DETECTIVES INSIDE AND OUTSIDE HIS UNIT WITH SEARCH WARRANTS, CONTACTS AND ARRESTS MAKING HIM AN INVALUABLE MEMBER OF THE FAMILY VIOLENCE UNIT.

DETECTIVE ARNOLD IS A DEDICATED AND EXPERIENCED MEMBER OF THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION. HIS COMPASSION FOR VICTIMS IN OUR COMMUNITY AND COMMITMENT TO INVESTIGATIVE WORK IS BEYOND EXEMPLARY.

 

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5170.

Glendale Police Chief Black presented Communications Supervisor Michaelanne Acree with the Civilian of the Year award.

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5167.

Russell Whitney was awarded the Volunteer of the Year.

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5154.

Officer Wes Zygmont was awarded the Purple Heart and a Medal of Valor by Glendale Police Chief Debora Black.

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5160.

Glendale Police Chief Debora Black, Officer Wes Zygmont, who received the Medal of Valor and was also presented the Purple Heart at the awards ceremony on Thursday evening, March 6, 2014.

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5215.

Detective George Arnold holds shares his award with his family at the 2013 Glendale Police Department, Annual Awards Ceremony. Detective George Arnold received the Investigator of the Year award. Pictured are Cindy Arnold, Khalid and Kai (in blue) and Detective Arnold.

 

Bette Sharpe/Glendale Daily Planet no. 5198.

Glendale Police Chief Black and Assistant Chief Greg Dominguez present Master of Ceremonies Lindsey Reiser CBS News 5 Journalist with a basket of chocolate from Cerreta’s, "just in time for bikini season", said Ms. Reiser.

 

 

 

 

 

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