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Merit Awards

Until 2017, merit awards were given to officers, including: the Police Medal of Valor, Officer of the Quarter, Certificate of Merit, and Chief’s Letter of Recognition.

The following officers were honored with Merit Awards throughout the year in which they were promoted:

Chief’s Letter of Recognition

Sergeant Michael Jones
Corporal Kenneth W. Stack
Officer Tamy Towns
Officer Weldon L. Walles

Life Saving Award

Sergeant Bradburn Benfield
Sergeant Casey Mills
Officer Michael Buchanan
Officer Joshua Caprio
Officer Tonya Clapp
Officer Rudolfo Cantu
Officer Christopher Daniels
Officer Dwayne Hartzo
Officer Matthew Johnston
Officer Jason J. Kim
Officer Chad Kingston
Officer James Leavitt
Officer Carry Lockhart
Officer Eloy Morales
Officer Donald L. Thomas
Officer Jeffery Tyler
Officer Stephen C. Pelton
Officer Elisa Ramirez
Officer James Salinas
Officer Ryan Sparks

Police Medal of Valor

Officer Sean Haris
Officer Ronald McMullen
Officer Kenneth J. Simmons

Certificate of Merit

Officer Matthew T. McMeans

Police Medal of Commendation

Sergeant Todd M. Plowman
Corporal James E. Hill
Corporal Jason R. Mendoza
Officer Jill M. Abramoski
Officer Dennis Alise
Officer Charles J. Brady, III
Officer Kenneth Clowers
Officer Anthony M. Colter
Officer Jimmy A. Ferguson
Officer Gregory A. Jones
Officer Domingo Martinez, III
Officer Corey McWhirter
Officer Phyllis D. Reese
Officer Kuan L. Watson

Shooter Awards

Until 2012, Shooter Awards were given annually to officers who place in the top three in firearms competition.
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Shooter Awards for 2012

Distinguished High Master (Score of 100 percent for Specialized Units & Instructors)

1st Place: Officer Kuan Watson
2nd Place: Officer William Simmons
3rd Place: Officer James Pinkston

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st Place: Officer Thomas Bamrick
2nd Place: Officer Phillip Rice
3rd Place: Officer Joshua Gonzales

Master (Score of 99.6 percent)

1st Place: Officer Jamie Johnson
2nd Place: Detective Robert Phillips
3rd Place: Lieutenant David McElroy

Expert (Score of 95.6 percent)

1st Place: Captain Kevin Rodricks
2nd Place: Officer Gregory Riddle
3rd Place: Officer Jon Musquiz

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6 percent)

1st Place: Officer Robert Greer
2nd Place: Officer Timothy Fornash

Shooter Awards for 2008

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st Place: Officer Kuan Watson
2nd Place: Officer Carl Shedlock
3rd Place: Detective Richard VanHouten

Master (Score of 99.6%)

1st Place: Sergeant Matthew Weber
2nd Place: Sergeant Rodney Bangs
3rd Place: Officer Ronald McMullen

Expert (Score of 95.6%)

1st Place: Officer Jonathan Sutherland
2nd Place: Detective Brent Halford
3rd Place: Officer Christopher Leary

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6%)

1st Place: Officer Fernando Marin
2nd Place: Officer Darryl Woody
3rd Place: Corporal Clay Hendrix

Shooter Awards for 2007

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st Place: Officer Kuan Watson
2nd place: Officer Carl Shedlock
3rd Place: Detective Richard VanHouten

Master (Score of 99.6 percent)

1st place: Sergeant Matthew Weber
2nd place: Sergeant Rodney Bangs
3rd place: Officer Ronald McMullen

Expert (Score of 95.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Jonathan Sutherland
2nd place: Detective Brent Halford
3rd place: Officer Christopher Leary

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Fernando Marin
2nd place: Officer Darryl Woody
3rd place: Corporal Clay Hendrix

Shooter Awards for 2006

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st place: Officer Laurie Scheiern
2nd place: Officer Carl Shedlock
3rd place: Officer Richard Van Houten

Master (Score of 99.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Kirk Wisdom
2nd place: Officer Chancey Pogue
3rd place: Officer Eric Bentley

Expert (Score of 95.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Andrew Matheny
2nd place: Officer Clinton Wyatt
3rd place: Officer Tony Dyess

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6 percent)

1st place: Lieutenant Martin Salinas
2nd place: Officer Johnny Barron
3rd place: Detective Angela Jay

Shooter Awards for 2005

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st place: Officer Dorcia Meador
2nd place: Officer Carl Shedlock
3rd place: Officer Kuan Watson

Master (Score of 99.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Lester Couch
2nd place: Officer Tiffany Bunton
3rd place: Officer David Ramsey

Expert (Score of 95.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Lynda Knight
2nd place: Lieutenant Arthur Barclay
3rd place: Officer Johnny Salazar

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Augustus Green
2nd place: Officer Lawrence Madkins
3rd place: Captain Debbie Pulliam

Shooter Awards for 2004

High Master (Score of 100 percent)

1st place: Officer Kuan Watson
2nd place: Officer Vange Pueblo
3rd place: Sergeant Matt Weber

Master (Score of 99.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Laurie Scheiern
2nd place: Officer Paul Genualdo
3rd place: Officer Dorcia Meador

Expert (Score of 95.6 percent)

1st place: Officer Joe Kalbfleisch
2nd place: Officer John Hall
3rd place: Sergeant Michael Cagle

Sharpshooter (Score of 91.6 percent)

1st place: Officer David Collins
2nd place: Officer Geoffrey Sprott
3rd place: Officer Waylon Jepson

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