VPD Honors the Blue at Ceremony

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The Valdosta Police Department hosted an awards ceremony on Feb. 9 to honor several service awards and accomplishments. The following is a list of the personnel honored at the ceremony:

10 Years of Dedicated Service:

  • Sergeant Travis Phinney, Power Squad

15 Years of Dedicated Service:

  • Shelia Mitchell, Parking Enforcement
  • Officer June Gartman, SRO at Sallas Mahone Elementary School
  • Jill Chammoun, Evidence Custodian

20 years Dedicated Service:

  • Detective Calvin Burgess, Detective in the Property Crimes Unit
  • IT Analyst Ean Oliveto
  • Lieutenant Tom Wheeler, Patrol Shift.

VDP Officer of the Year Nominee Recognition:   Sergeant Gerald Watts

VPD Obstacle Course Top Award:  Officer Brett Boyd

VPD Certificate of Appreciation:  Detective Brad Ingram

VPD Award of Honor:

  • Officer Alyssa Shirey
  • Officer Randall Hancock

VDP Purple Heart:  Officer Randall Hancock

The City of Valdosta congratulates all of these award recipients, as well as all the men and women who serve the department and our community, for a job well done.

Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, February 9, 2017 4:57:00 PM Categories: Police Public Information