(GREENVILLE)- The Greenville Police Department (GPD) hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony today, which recognized many employees and members of our community for their acts of heroism or contributions to the GPD.
Chief Ken Miller praised the work of today’s honorees for their positive impacts to the Department, the City, and to the citizens who call Greenville home.
“It is a privilege to recognize these remarkable individuals for what they have done for the Greenville Police Department and for our community,” Chief Miller said. “Each recipient exemplifies the high-level of talent, commitment, compassion, and ‘get it done’ attitude we need in our personnel and our citizens. These are earned recognitions, and I congratulate and thank each recipient.”
Pictures from today’s ceremony can be viewed HERE.
11th Annual Award Ceremony Recipients
Officer of the Year
Officer Jamie McGlothlen-Lepak
Recruit Officer of the Year
Officer Webster Gregory
Field Training Officer of the Year
Officer Jonathan Wehrly
Distinguished Life Saving Award
Officer Jeffrey Burdette, Officer Nathaniel Phillips, Detective David Gault, Officer Blake Gibson, Detective Payton Loyd, Officer Benjamin Miller
Civilian of the Year
Mrs. Theresa LaDue
Communications Specialist of the Year
Ms. Valli Rassi
Supervisor of the Year
Sergeant Jason Semanyk
Mr. Don Belue and Mr. Rick Woodall
Detective Brad Lusk, Officer Nate Phillips, Mr. Walter Castro, Mr. Marc Sevigny, Mr. Christopher Covington, Mr. Bob Castellani, and Mr. Douglas Dixon
Sergeant Charles Lane, Detective Brad Lusk, Master Patrolman William Lowry, Officer James Shelton, and Officer Tommy Westhoff
Special Recognition for 2017 DUI Challenge Participants
Officer Jacob Robinson (21 Arrests); Officer Diana Munoz (16 Arrests);Officer Danielle Gorze (14 Arrests); Officer Thomas Moore (13 Arrests);Officer Ashley Metzler (12 Arrests); Officer Jacob Smith (10 Arrests)