The Hope Police Department had its Annual Awards Banquet on November 10, 2016 at Unity Baptist Church. The awards presented were as follows:

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5 years of Service: Officer Scott Hurd and Records Clerk Sherry Jones

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10 Years of Service: Reserve Officer Seth Zimmer, Administrative Secretary Amber Collums, Sergeant Dusty Townsend

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15 Years of Service: Detective Sergeant Jesus Coronado

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5 Years of Safe Driving: Corporal Brock Haley and Detective Sergeant Jesus Coronado

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Expert in Firearms Qualifications: Officer Justin Dean

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K-9 Officer Scott Hurd

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Field Training Officers: Officer Brock Haley and Officer Jennifer Ghormley

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Citizen of the Year: Teresa Tidwell, pictured with Sergeant Daniel Oller, Sergeant Daniel Steward, and Chief J.R. Wilson

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Honoring our retirees, Communications Operator Jerri Johnson who served with the Hope Police Department for 30 years and 10 months and Warrants Officer Linda Lee who served with the Hope Police Department for 34 years and 7 months.

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Certificate of Merit: School Resource Officer Angela Gammage

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Lifesaving Award: Corporal Casey Singleton

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Lifesaving Award: Officer Thomas Perez

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Employee of the Year: Communications Operator Stephen Patton

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Officer of the Year: Officer Justin Dean

Not Pictured:

Sergeant Eric Green – 15 Years of Service

Lieutenant Jim Bush – 20 years of Service

Officer Hunter Halliday – Sharpshooter in Firearms Qualification

Officer Freddie Parks – Certificate of Merit

The Hope Police Department would like to thank Unity Baptist Church, the Unity Baptist Youth Group, and Brother Jay Pollan for hosting the awards banquet every year. The Hope Police Department would like to thank its employees for all the hours, service, and devotion to the department as well as the community. We strive every day, with every call, every traffic stop, and every citizen contact to better our community. Thank you all for the support!