The Kingman Police Department held their 13th Annual Awards Ceremony last Thursday to honor employees and volunteers for their service and outstanding efforts throughout 2015. Individuals are nominated by their peers, reviewed by an awards committee, and presented awards during the ceremony held each year during National Police Week.
Honorary members of the community in attendance of the ceremony were City Mayor Richard Anderson, City Council Member Stuart Yocum and City Manager John Dougherty.
Kingman Police awarded Explorer of the Year to Joshua Barroga, Volunteer of the Year to Bill Kriekel, Civilian of the Year to Cheryl Shaeffer, and Officer of the Year to Stacey Mayo.
Officer Jesse Kennedy was awarded a Life Saving Award for his swift action as a first responder and initiation of CPR to a man during a medical emergency. A Supervisory Achievement Award was provided to Sergeant David Reif who exemplifies the police culture and is commended for his efforts as a leader and mentor.
Numerous other awards were given for departmental commendation, honorable service, and meritorious service.