City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

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MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20110511-078
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

2011 Commendation Awards Dinner and Ceremony

On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., the Sacramento Police Foundation presents the Sacramento Police Department's 2011 Commendation Awards Dinner and Ceremony at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento (1230 J Street).  This year we will be honoring 16 individuals.

Personnel receiving awards have exhibited bravery above and beyond that which is expected, displayed courage involving personal hazard, or performed effective, efficient, and valuable service to the Sacramento Police Department.

The Sacramento Police Department is proud to recognize its employees who have gone above and beyond their duties in serving our community.

Silver Medal of Valor- Gary Dahl

Bronze Medal of Valor- Michael Cuevas, Jabier Gutierrez, Jesse Kroupa, Edward Macaulay, James Maccoun, Hank McClusky, Matthew McPhail, Mohammad Rafiq, Paul Richardson, Ryan Trefethen, Kenshin Vu, and Victor Wolfe

Purple Heart Award- Thomas Price

Distinguished Service Award- Charles Husted and Grant Nakamura

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