On Saturday, April 14, Halifax Regional Police celebrated its 19th annual HRP Gala: To Honour Excellence. The following employees were recognized in 10 categories:
- Constable James Greek was named Police Officer of the Year for his dedicated 25 years of service with Halifax Regional Police. He consistently goes above and beyond and is truly an asset to HRP.
- Delthia Miller received the Civilian Employee of the Year award for her diligent work as a Volunteer Coordinator with the Community Relations and Crime Prevention Unit.
- Detective Constable Carol Campbell-Waugh received the HRP Achievement Award for her long-lasting commitment to HRP and our community.
- Dawn Clancey was honoured as Supervisor of the Year (civilian) for showing the employees who she manages in Integrated Emergency Services that she appreciates all that they do.
- Sergeant Ken Burton was honoured as Supervisor of the Year (sworn) for being a fair and consistent leader who treats all with respect and promotes a healthy work environment.
- Detective Constable Kerry Nielsen of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division received the Investigator of the Year award for her expertise, experience and excellence in investigation.
- Constable Matthew MacIsaac, a patrol officer, received the New Blue Award, which is presented to an officer with five years or less policing experience who has shown a great deal of promise by demonstrating professionalism, high integrity and excellence in policing.
- The Forensic Identification Section was awarded Team of the Year for its tireless work on high profile investigations. While much of its members’ work is behind the scenes, HRP would not be able to function in its current form without them.
- Maryam Bedrous was awarded the Employees’ Choice (civilian) for her calm and courteous attitude in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment. She is highly responsive and always willing to help.
- Constable Danny Roache received the Employees’ Choice Award (sworn) for being a leader and role model on shift. His teammates and supervisors admire his reliability, competence, strong ethics and self-motivation. Cst. Roache is always professional and courteous when dealing with co-workers, victims, witnesses, and offenders – he treats everyone with respect.
The evening, generously sponsored by the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and Oland Brewery, also represented an opportunity to applaud employees who retired in 2017. Sixteen police officers and five civilian employees were recognized for their years of service. They departed Halifax Regional Police with 593 years of combined service.
We salute our 2017 award winners and retirees for their dedication to policing, public safety and our community.
Source: Media Release