Peterborough Police Service Deputy Chief Timothy Farquharson has received the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, also known as the M.O.M. award. at a special ceremony held in Quebec.
Farquharson was given the honour at a special ceremony held at the residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Quebec. Governor General David Johnston presided over the investiture ceremonies.
According to local police, Farquharson received the merit award for “his role in creating the Peterborough Drug Strategy Task Force, and for his tireless support for the Canadian Mental Health Association.”
The Order of Merit of the Police Forces honours the leadership and exceptional service or distinctive merit displayed by the men and women of the Canadian Police Services, and recognizes their commitment to this country.