Fleming College’s Police Foundations program presented it’s annual Outstanding Police Officer Service Award to 7 officers Monday. Every year, eight local police services are asked to nominate an officer from their service who demonstrates qualities consistent with superior policing. These include professionalism and integrity, commitment to community, leadership, valour, sacrifice and determination in the face of adversity.
Those who received the award this year are:
- Police Constable Cam Kenny – Peterborough Police Service
Officer Kenny received the award for outstanding contributions in the field of traffic enforcement and Special Olympics.
- Detective Constable Jason Clarke – Peterborough County OPP
Detective Constable Clarke was acknowledged for his many successes in investigating and preventing property crimes and his involvement and commitment to Pedal for Hope.
- Provincial Constable Jennifer Quigley – City of Kawartha Lakes OPP
Officer Quigley was recognized for her care and compassion for those in the vulnerable sector.
- Police Constable Morgan Stout and Dana Barr – Port Hope Police
Officers Stout and Barr received the award for successfully de-escalating a situation that involved a suicidal subject with a knife.
- Sergeant Michael Richardson – Cobourg Police Service
Sergeant Richardson received the award for his demonstrated leadership in coordinating community events and his distinguished military service.
- Provincial Constable Tim Negus – Haliburton Highlands OPP
Officer Negus was acknowledged for his leadership in organizing “Push for Change” and assisting a Syrian family adjust to a new life in Haliburton Highlands.