Los Alamos Police Department Hosts Awards Banquet

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Civilian of Year Award to Senior Office Specialist Connie Salazar. Courtesy/LAPD

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Detention Officer of the Year Award to Ofc. David Bradshaw. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department hosted its first awards banquet Saturday to honor employees for their outstanding performance, dedication to their profession and service to their community.

Chief Dino Sgambellone wants to emphasize the importance of recognizing employees for going “above and beyond” what is expected of them during day to day operations.

Thirty five awards were presented to recognize employees for outstanding customer service and initiative. The awards include recognition for developing programs to assist the homeless and victims of domestic violence, locating lost and injured hikers, solving several crime sprees, and maintaining excellence in various administrative duties.

Additionally, the following employees were recognized as Employees of the Year in their respective sections:

  • Civilian of Year: Senior Office Specialist Connie Salazar
  • Public Service Aide of the Year: Ofc. Tom Beyer
  • Detention Officer of the Year: Ofc. David Bradshaw
  • Dispatcher of the Year: Angela Cordova
  • Detective of the Year: Det. Ben Hinrichs
  • Officer of the Year: Cpl. David Boe
  • Co-Supervisor of the Year: Consolidated Dispatch Center Director Kate Stoddard and Sgt. Oliver Morris

“The employees of the Los Alamos Police Department are proud to serve this community and will continue to honor their commitment to those they serve through exceptional performance.

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Co-Supervisor of the Year Award to Consolidated Dispatch Center Director Kate Stoddard. Courtesy/LAPD

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents a Commendation to Cpl. Brent Hudspeth. Courtesy/LAPD

From left, Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera, ‘Civilian of Year’ Senior Office Specialist Connie Salazar and Commander Preston Ballew. Courtesy/LAPD



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