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. 20120510-068
Thursday, May 10, 2012

2012 Commendation Awards Luncheon and Ceremony

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 12:00 p.m., the Sacramento Police Foundation presents the Sacramento Police Department's 2012 Commendation Awards Luncheon and Ceremony at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento at 1230 J Street.  This year we will be honoring 28 individuals.

Individuals receiving awards were either directly responsible for the saving of a human life, for the performance of emergency medical aid to prolong a human life, or have performed effective, efficient, and valuable service to the Sacramento Police Department.

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

Life Saving Award - Derick Cannedy, Paul Freeman, Jonathan Gresham, Ryan Ley, Johnny Lopez, John Morris, Chris Mouzis, Anthony Pennington, Randall Van Dusen, Craig Wetterer, and Shannon Whent

Distinguished Service Award- Tera Carson, Susan Feenstra, Lori Ferguson, Kathleen Fritzsche, Darryl Gould, Greg Halstead, Evan Kanenaga, Dr. Dana Kivel, Mimi Lewis LCSW, Eric Schneider, Cindy Stinson, David Valdez, and Erika Woolson

Sworn Employee of the Year - Daniel Nutley

Professional Staff of the Year - Sharon Iida

Volunteer of the Year - Penn Yee

Business Partner of the Year - Target

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