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2012 IACP Awards



Presented at the 119th Annual IACP Conference



2012 IACP Awards
IACP/Motorola Webber Seavey Award: Quality in Law Enforcement
Lighthouse Point, Florida, Police Department

Transient Offender Program
City of Fontana, California, Police Department

Fontana Leadership Intervention Program
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Police Department

Organized Crime Unit
From left to right: Jack Molloy, vice president, Motorola Solutions; Ross Licata, chief, Lighthouse Point Police Department; Michael Oh, commander, Lighthouse Point Police Department; and Chief Walter A. McNeil, IACP presidentFrom left to right: Jack Molloy, vice president, Motorola Solutions; Rod Jones, chief, Fontana Police Department; Cari Olsen Binks, superintendent, Fontana Unified School District; and Chief Walter A. McNeil, IACP presidentFrom left to right: Jack Molloy, vice president, Motorola Solutions; Karen Fischer, manager, Strategic Support Division, Albuquerque Police Department; Raymond Schultz, chief, Albuquerque Police Department; and Chief Walter A. McNeil, IACP president
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/WebberSeaveyAwardforQualityinLawEnforcement/tabid/310/Default.aspx.

IACP Civil Rights Award
Single Agency Program Award:
Auburn, Maine, Police Department
(Chief Phillip Crowell)


“Not Here”—Coalition to End Human Trafficking
Individual Achievement Award: Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer, United States Senate, Washington, D.C.Single Agency Program Award: Miami-Dade, Florida, Schools Police Department (Chief Charles Hurley)

“Youth Crime Intervention Strategy”
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/CivilRightsAward/tabid/228/Default.aspx.

Indian Country Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for the United States, First Nations, or Aboriginal Law Enforcement Officers

Janey Blackeye Bryan, chief of police, Duckwater, Nevada, Shoshone Tribal Police Department
Michael Shanahan Award for Excellence in Public/Private Cooperation



The Albuquerque, New Mexico, Police Department and the Albuquerque Retail Assets Protection Association
IACP/Wilmington University Award for Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Volunteer Programs
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina, Police Department
Fresno, California,
Police Department
Grapevine, Texas,
Police Department
Left to right: Joseph LaPorte, chair, Indian Country Section; Janey Blackeye Bryan, chief of police, Duckwater Shoshone Tribal Police Department; and James Molash, chair, Indian Country Section Officer of the Year CommitteeFrom left to right: Ron Hawkins, manager, Technical Writing and Special Projects, Security Industry Association; Patrick Foley, chief, Douglas, Massachusetts, Police Department and IACP Vice President at Large; Ray Schutz, chief, Albuquerque Police Department; Karen Fischer, manager, Strategic Support Division, Albuquerque Police Department; Craig Davis, president, Albuquerque Retail Assets Protection Association and senior investigator, Target; and George Anderson, vice president of operations, Allied Barton Security Services and cochair, IACP Private Sector Liaison CommitteeLeft to right: Celestine Ratliff, officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department; Veronica Foster, deputy chief, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department; Brenda Trobaugh, sergeant, Fresno Police Department; Jerry Dyer, chief, Fresno Police Department; Eddie Salame, chief, Grapevine Police Department; and Dale Roath, sergeant, Grapevine Police Department
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IACP August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award
Current or Past Collaboration in Forensic Science

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Police Department,
Integrated Riot Investigation Team
Current or Past Collaboration in Forensic Science

Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association International (LEVA)
Current or Past Contribution to Forensic Science by an Agency/Individual

Jason Moran, Detective, Cook County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Police Department
Left to right: Stephanie Stoiloff, senior police bureau commander, Forensic Services Bureau, Miami-Dade, Florida, Police Department; IACP First Vice President Yousry Zakhary, director, Woodway, Texas, Department of Public Safety; Doug LePard, deputy chief, Vancouver Police Department; Tom Callaghan, assistant sergeant, Vancouver Police Department; Jevon Vaessen, Port Moody Police Department; Les Yeo, inspector, Vancouver Police Department; Sale Weidman, sergeant, Vancouver Police Department; Jeff Tanner, New Westminster Police Department; Mark Langham, Vancouver Police Department; Ron Miller, chief, Topeka, Kansas, Police Department; Chris Cecil, detective, Transit Police; and Dave Kane, detective, Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceLeft to right: IACP First Vice President Yousry Zakhary, Woodway, Texas, Police Department; Scott Sullivan, vice board chairman, LEVA; Stephanie Stoiloff, senior police bureau commander, Forensic Services Bureau, Miami-Dade, Florida, Police Department; and Ron Miller, chief, Topeka, Kansas, Police DepartmentLeft to right: IACP First Vice President Yousry Zakhary, Woodway, Texas, Police Department; Brian White, commander, Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department; Jason Moran, detective, Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department; Stephanie Stoiloff, senior police bureau commander, Forensic Services Bureau, Miami-Dade, Florida, Police Department; and Ron Miller, chief, Topeka, Kansas, Police Department

Innovation in Forensic Technology


Boston, Massachusetts, Police Department

Significant Investigative Value in a Major Crime

Philippine National Police (PNP)
 
 
Left to right: IACP First Vice President Yousry Zakhary, Woodway, Texas, Police Department; Captain Detective Thomas Dowd, commander, Forensic Group, Boston Police Department; Stephanie Stoiloff, senior police bureau commander, Forensic Services Bureau, Miami-Dade, Florida, Police Department; Robert Walsh, president, Forensic Technology; Stacy Stern, North American sales director, Forensic Technology; Pete Gagliardi, senior vice president, Forensic Technology; and Ron Miller, chief, Topeka, Kansas, Police DepartmentLeft to right: IACP First Vice President Yousry Zakhary, Woodway, Texas, Police Department; Lina C. Sarmiento, police director, PNP Police and Community Relations; Police Senior Superintendent Liza Madeja Sabong, acting director, Crime Laboratory Group; Robert Walsh, president, Forensic Technology; Stephanie Stoiloff, senior police bureau commander, Forensic Services Bureau, Miami-Dade, Florida, Police Department; and Ron Miller, chief, Topeka, Kansas, Police Department 
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/IACPAugustVollmerExcellenceinForensicScience/tabid/275/Default.aspx.

IACP/Sprint Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award
Gold Winner

Bureau Chief Michael Gomez and Bryon Gustafson, CalPOST, Sacramento, California
Silver Winner

Sergeant Renee Mitchell, Sacramento, California, Police Department
Bronze Winner

Thomas Guterbock, PhD, University of Virginia; and Sergeant Shana Hrubes, Prince William County, Virginia, Police Department
From left to right: Paul Cappitelli, executive director, CalPOST; Laurie Robinson, cochair, IACP Research Advisory Committee; and Bryon G. Gustafson, senior law enforcement consultant, CalPOSTFrom left to right: Ken Bernard, captain, Sacramento Police Department; Laurie Robinson, cochair, IACP Research Advisory Committee; Renee J. Mitchell, sergeant, Sacramento Police Department; and Rick Braziel, chief, Sacramento Police DepartmentFrom left to right: Thomas Guterbock, PhD, director of the Center for Survey Research, University of Virginia; Thomas Pulaski, director of Financial and Technical Services, Prince William County Police Department; Shana Hrubes, first sergeant, Prince William County Police Department; Steve Hudson, assistant chief of police, Prince William County Police Department; Steve Thompson, captain, Prince William County Police Department
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/IACPExcellenceinLawEnforcementResearchAward/tabid/276/Default.aspx.

IACP/LogIn Excellence in Victim Services Award
Small Agency Winner

Monroe County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office (C.A.R.E. Cottage)
Medium Agency Winner

Waco, Texas, Police Department (Victim Services Unit)
Large Agency Winner

Arlington, Texas, Police Department
From left to right: William Kellibrew, president, William Kellibrew Foundation; David Porter, chief, Dewitt, Iowa, Police Department; John Cary Bittick, sheriff, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office; K.B. Ayer, lieutenant, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office; and IACP Vice President at Large Patrick Foley, chief, Douglas, MassachusettsFrom left to right: William Kellibrew, president, William Kellibrew Foundation; Tami Parsons, volunteer coordinator, Victim Services, Waco Police Department; Melissa Beseda, director, Victim Services Unit, Waco Police Department; Brent Stroman, chief, Waco Police Department; Dave Porter, chief, Dewitt, Iowa, Police Department; and IACP Vice President at Large Patrick Foley, chief, Douglas, Massachusetts, Police DepartmentFrom left to right: William Kellibrew, president, William Kellibrew Foundation; David Porter, chief, DeWitt, Iowa, Police Department; Will Johnson, interim chief, Arlington Police Department; Derrelynn Perryman, coordinator, Victim Services Unit, Arlington Police Department; Theron Bowman, PhD, deputy city manager, Arlington; and IACP Vice President at Large Patrick Foley, chief, Douglas, Massachusetts, Police Department
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/IACPLOGINExcellenceinVictimServicesAward/tabid/278/Default.aspx.

J. Stannard Baker Award for Highway Safety
State Category

Mark D. Wright, Traffic Sergeant, Ontario
Provincial Police Department
Municipal Category

Howard B. Hall, Chief of Police, Roanoke County, Virginia, Police Department
Other Category

M. Anthony Padilla, Lieutenant/Colonel (Retired), Colorado State Patrol, Arvada, Colorado
From left to right: Roy E. Lucke, associate director, Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety; David L. Strickland, administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Mark. D Wright, traffic sergeant, Ontario Provincial Police; and Joseph A. Farrow, commissioner, California Highway Patrol and chair, IACP Highway Safety CommitteeFrom left to right: Roy E. Lucke, associate director, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University; David L. Strickland, administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Howard B. Hall, chief, Roanoke County Police Department; and Joseph A. Farrow, commissioner, California Highway Patrol and chair, IACP Highway Safety CommitteeFrom left to right: Roy E. Lucke, associate director, Center for Public Safety, Northwestern University; David L. Strickland, administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; M. Anthony Padilla, lieutenant/colonel (retired), Colorado State Patrol; and Joseph A. Farrow, commissioner, California Highway Patrol and chair, IACP Highway Safety Committee
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/pdfs/JStannard2012.pdf.

Vehicle Theft Award of Merit
Individual Recognition

Christopher T. McDonold, Deputy Director,
Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council,
Westminster, Maryland
Multiagency Task Force Recognition

Regional Auto Theft Task Force, San Diego, California
Agency with 251–1,000 Officers Recognition
Saint Paul, Minnesota, Police Department
From left to right: Catherine McCormick Bishop, outreach manager, OnStar; Christopher T. McDonold, deputy director, Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council; and Troy L. Abney, chief, Nevada Highway Patrol, and chair, IACP Vehicle Theft CommitteeFrom left to right: Patrick W. Clancy, vice president, Law Enforcement, LoJack; Jim Abele, chief, California Highway Patrol; Andy Sechrist, assistant chief, California Highway Patrol; Scott Parker, captain, California Highway Patrol; and Troy L. Abney, chief, Nevada Highway patrol, and chair, IACP Vehicle Theft CommitteeFrom left to right: Greg Lary, 3M; Kenneth Reed, executive commander, Saint Paul Police Department; Kathleen Wuorinen, assistant chief, Saint Paul Police Department; and Troy L. Abney, chief, Nevada Highway patrol, and chair, IACP Vehicle Theft Committee
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/Portals/0/pdfs/2012vehtheft.pdf.

2012 Excellence in Police Aviation Award
Individual Achievement

Jim Di Giovanna, president, Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission and captain (retired), Los Angeles, California, Sheriff’s Department
Small Aviation Unit (Three Aircraft or Fewer)

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Police Service, Air Support Unit
Large Aviation Unit (Four or More Aircraft)

Georgia Department of Public Safety, Aviation Division
From left to right: Carl Crenshaw, Bell Helicopter; Jim Di Giovanna, president, Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, and captain (retired), Los Angeles, California, Sheriff’s Department; and Don Roby, captain, Baltimore County, Maryland Police Department and chair, IACP Aviation CommitteeFrom left to right: Carl Crenshaw, Bell Helicopter; Michelle Cave, sergeant, Calgary Police Service, Air Support Unit; and Don Roby, captain, Baltimore County, Maryland Police Department and chair, IACP Aviation CommitteeFrom left to right: Carl Crenshaw, Bell Helicopter; James “Tony” Hightower, corporal, Georgia Department of Public Safety, Aviation Division; and Don Roby, captain, Baltimore County, Maryland Police Department and chair, IACP Aviation Committee
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/ExcellenceinPoliceAviation/tabid/274/Default.aspx.
IACP/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigations
Winner:

Vancouver Integrated Riot Investigation Team
First Runner Up:

Texas Border Security Operations Center
Second Runner Up:

Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force
From left to right: Andy Russell, vice president, Fraud Prevention and Investigations, Thomson Reuters; Jevon Vaessen, investigator, Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada, Police Department; Jeff Tanner, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, Police Department; Les Yeo, inspector,Vancouver Police Department; Jim Chu, chief, Vancouver Police Department; Dale Weidman, sergeant, Vancouver Police Department; Dave Kane, detective, Royal Canadian Mounted Police; Mark Langham, investigator, Vancouver Police Department; Chris Cecil, detective, Vancouver Transit Police; Tom Callaghan, assistant sergeant, Vancouver Police Department; and IACP President Walter A. McNeil, chief, Quincy, Florida, Police DepartmentFrom left to right: Andy Russell, vice president, fraud Prevention and Investigations, Thomson Reuters; Sammie Anderson, assistant chief patrol agency, San Diego Sector, U.S. Border Patrol; Aaron Grigsby, captain, Texas Rangers; Joel Aud, analyst, Texas Department of Public Safety; David Barker, deputy director, Texas Military Forces; Thomas Hamilton, colonel, Texas Department of Public Safety; Karin Guest, analyst, Texas Military Forces; Troy Weldon, master sergeant, Texas Military Forces; Frank Hooton, ensign, Texas Military Forces; and IACP President Walter A. McNeil, chief, Quincy Police DepartmentFrom left to right: John Kirkwood, deputy chief, Ramsey County, Minnesota, Sheriff’s Office; Andy Russell, vice president, Fraud Prevention and Investigations, Thomson Reuters; Patrick Henry, commander, Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force; Lou Stephens, special agent in charge, U.S. Secret Service; Wade Setter, superintendent, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; and IACP President Walter A. McNeil, chief, Quincy Police Department
For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Awards/IACPExcellenceinCriminalInvestigationsAward/tabid/279/Default.aspx.
2012 IACP/CISCO Community Policing Awards
Agency Serving a Population Fewer than 20,000

Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Police Department
(Agency Head: Chief Scott Nadeau)
Agency Serving a Population of 50,001–100,000

Duluth, Minnesota, Police Department (Agency Head: Chief Gordon Ramsay)
Agency Serving a Population of 100,001–250,000

Clearwater, Florida, Police Department (Agency Head: Chief Anthony Holloway)
Agency Serving a Population of More than 250,000

San Diego, California, Police Department
(Agency Head: Chief William Lansdowne)
Special Recognition: Homeland Security

Godavarikhani, Andhra Pradesh State Police, India (Agency Head: Rathnapuram Prakash)
Special Recognition: Community Governance

PhillyRising Collaborative, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Agency Head: Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Mayor Michael A. Nutter)
From left to right: Scott Nadeau, chief, Columbia Heights Police Department; Lenny Austin, captain, Columbia Heights Police Department; Terry Nightingale, officer, Columbia Heights Police Department; Mike Tusken, deputy Chief, Duluth Police Department; Leigh Wright, lieutenant, Duluth Police Department; John Beyer, former deputy chief, Duluth Police Department; IACP President Walter A. McNeil; Anthony Holloway, chief, Clearwater Police department; Nathaniel Ramsey, central manager, United Way Suncoast; Teresa A. Clark, sergeant, San Diego Police Department; Mark R. Johnes, captain, San Diego Police Department; Doru I. Hansel, officer, San Diego Police Department; Jeremy C. Sielken, officer, San Diego Police Department
For information, visit http://www.iacpcommunitypolicing.org.

IACP/DynCorp International Civilian Law
Enforcement–Military Cooperation Award
IACP/Booz Allen Hamilton Outstanding Achievement in the Prevention of Terrorism Award
Colorado Springs, Colorado, Police Department

Fort Carson, Colorado, Police Department
Prevention of Terrorism Award

Raleigh, North Carolina, Federal Bureau of Investigation/Joint Terrorism Task Force; Raleigh Police Department; Durham, North Carolina, Police Department; Defense Criminal Investigative Service; and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of North Carolina
Leadership in Community Outreach Award

Los Angeles, California, Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Bob Sogegian, vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton, speaks at the IACP Committee on Terrorism reception in San Diego, California, September 30, 2012.
Back row, left to right: Don Ryder, DynCorp International; Tony Barthuly, director, Training and Standards Bureau, Wisconsin Department of Justice; Mark Ridley, deputy director, Naval Criminal Investigative Service; Bart Johnson, executive director, International Association of Chiefs of Police. Front row, left to right: Jake Jacob, deputy director, Directorate of Emergency Services, Fort Carson Police Department; Christopher Bolt, major, Fort Carson Police Department; Joshua Levin, crime analyst, Colorado Springs Police Department; and Peter Carey, chief, Colorado Springs Police Department
For information, clickhere.For information, visit http://www.theiacp.org/About/Governance/Committees/TerrorismCommittee/tabid/430/Default.aspx.

2012 Looking Beyond the License Plate ProgramChief Dave Cameron Award for Excellence in Environmental Crimes Enforcement and Education
William E. Dempster, Officer, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C.Winner: Houston, Texas, Police DepartmentHonorable Mention: Three Rivers Park District, Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 
From left to right: Joline M. Bogdan, 3M Traffic Safety Systems Division; William E. Dempster, officer, Metropolitan Police Department; and Joseph A. Farrow, commissioner, California Highway Patrol and chair, IACP Highway Safety CommitteeFrom left to right: Dwight Henninger, chief, Vail, Colorado, Police Department and cochair, IACP Environmental Crimes Committee; Stephen R. Dicker Sr., senior police officer, Houston Police Department; IACP president Walter A. McNeil, chief, Quincy Police Department; Frank Elizondo, officer, Houston Police Department; and Martha Montalvo, executive assistant chief, Houston Police Department
For information, click here.For information, visit http://theiacp.org/About/Awards/ChiefDaveCameronAward/tabid/281/Default.aspx.



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