Scenes From Los Alamos Police Awards Banquet

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone, right, presents Cpl. David Boe with the 2015 Police Officer of the Year award and several other accolades for his service at LAPD and throughout the community. Sgambellone presented more than 40 awards during the annual awards banquet held Saturday at the Los Alamos Golf Course Community Room. He explained the awards ‘recognize the exceptional work of our employees’ and added, ‘It’s important for me to recognize not only the good work of our employees but the sacrifices their families make for those who choose a career in public safety.’ Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Police Chief Dino Sgambellone presents the Civilian of the Year award to Los Alamos County Emergency Manager Beverley Simpson during Saturday’s ceremony. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Ruben Garcia was named Dispatcher of the Year during Saturday’s ceremony. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Police Chief Dino Sgambellone recognizes a group of police officers during the awards ceremony Saturday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Police Ofc. Natalee Trujillo earned a Military Service Award during the Los Alamos Police Department’s award ceremony Saturday night. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone at the begining of Saturday’s annual awards ceremony. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Before the awards ceremony kicked off Saturday night, Los Alamos Police Department employees and their families enjoy dinner at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Clubhouse. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A group of attendees enjoy the Los Alamos Police Department’s awards ceremony, which was held Saturday night at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Clubhouse. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

2015 AWARD LIST

(NAME AWARD INCIDENT)

CPL. DAVID BOE, POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR

SGT. CHRIS ROSS, SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR, COMM. LEADERSHIP

EMERGENCY MANAGER BEVERLEY SIMPSON, CIVILIAN OF THE YEAR

DISPATCHER RUBEN GARCIA, DISPATCHER OF THE YEAR

PSA ALYSHA LENDERMAN, PSA OF THE YEAR, SHELTER WORK

CPL. DAVID BOE, COMMUNITY SERVICE, POM SQUAD 

CPL. TIM LONZ, COMMUNITY SERVICE, THANKSGIVING DINNER

CPL. ADAM JUNG, PISTOL EXPERT, 4 STARS

CPL. MATT LYON, PISTOL EXPERT, 2 STARS

CMDR. OLIVER MORRIS, PISTOL EXPERT, 2 STARS

CPL. ERIC WILHOIT, PISTOL EXPERT, 1 STAR

OFC. JAY JAMES EAKINS, EDUCATION BAR BACEHLOR’S, NMSU

OFC. LEANDRO GALLEGOS, MILITARY SERVICE BAR, GUARD

OFC. NATALEE TRUJILLO, MILITARY SERVICE BAR, MILITARY SERVICE

CPL. ADELE GIRMENDONK, COMMENDABLE SERVICE BAR, GRANTS

DET. BEN HINRICHS, COMMENDABLE SERVICE BAR, OPERATION GENESIS

CPL. JOSEPH ROBINSON, COMMENDABLE SERVICE BAR, OPERATION GENESIS

PSA ALYSHA LENDERMAN, COMMENDABLE SERVICE BAR, POM SQUAD

SGT. MONICA SALAZAR, COMMENDABLE SERVICE BAR, DRUG REC. EXPERT

OFC. ROBERTO LUCERO, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, ADMIN. DUTIES

CPL. RYAN WOLKING, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, SEVERAL CASES

CPL. MATT LYON, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, SEVERAL CASES

SGT. MONICA SALAZAR, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, POT GROW SW

SGT. SHELDON SIMPSON, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, CLIFF/LOCATE

OFC. GABRIEL NIETO, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, CLIFF/LOCATE

OFC. DAVID BRADSHAW, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, CLIFF/LOCATE

CPL. DAVID BOE, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, CLIFF/LOCATE

CPL. DAVID BOE, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, RADIO/FLEET

CPL. BEN IRVING, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, GRAFFITI

OFC. BRENT HUDSPETH, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, BARRICADED SUBJECT

DET. SGT. DANIEL ROBERTS, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, BARRICADED SUBJECT

CPL. JAMES RODRIGUEZ, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, JUVENILE CASES

CPL. JAMES RODRIGUEZ, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, LANL THEFT

CPL. JACK CASIAS, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, LANL THEFT

DETENTION SUPERVISOR HILARIO “ELI” SALINAS, POLICE CHIEF’S COMMENDATION, ADMIN. DUTIES

DISPATCHER ROBERTO LUJAN, MEDAL OF MERIT, CPR SAVE VIA 911

DISPATCHER SUSIE FIERTAG, MEDAL OF MERIT, CPR SAVE VIA 911

SGT. SHELDON SIMPSON, LIFE SAVING COMMENDATION, CPR ON SCENE

SGT. JAMES KEANE, LIFE SAVING COMMENDATION, HOUSE FIRE

SGT. CHRIS ROSS, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, HALLOWEEN/BIKE

CPL. ERIC WILHOIT, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, HALLOWEEN/BIKE

CPL. ROBERT LARSEN, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, HALLOWEEN/BIKE

CPL. DAVID BOE, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, HALLOWEEN/BIKE

SGT. SHELDON SIMPSON, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, POM SQUAD

DISPATCHER ERICA MANZANARES, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, FIRE/911/CALLS

DISPATCHER SETH MARTINEZ, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, FIRE/911/CALLS

DISPATCHER WENDY STRAIN, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, FIRE/911/CALLS

CPL. RYAN WOLKING, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, TWO CITIZENS

CPL. RYAN WOLKING, LETTER OF APPRECIATION

CPL. MATT LYON, LETTER OF APPRECIATION, JUVENILES

CPL. MATT LYON, LETTER OF APPRECIATION

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