Lawton Police Department
Meritorious Coduct Awards

The Lawton Police Department recently held an award ceremony for those officers, civilian personnel, and citizens that went above and beyond their normal requirements for duty or service. Below is a list of the honorees and their award.

Uniform Officer
of the Year
Sgt. Jeff Pollard
Sergeant Jeff Pollard
Supervisor
of the Year
Capt Jackie LaRoche
Captain Jackie LaRoche
Civilian Employee
of the Year
John Hoffman
John Hoffman
LCPAAA Member
of the Year
Bonnie Blackburn
Bonnie Blackburn
Police Shield
Meritorious Conduct Bar
Capt Puccino
Capt Robert Puccino

Meritorious Conduct Bar

Sgt James Poe

Meritorious Conduct Bar

Sgt Michael Porter

Police Commendation Bar
Greg Ellis
Sgt Greg Ellis
  Life Saving

Lt. Charles Crawford
Life Saving

Sgt Jeremy Coe
 
Certificate of Merit

Sue Jeffries
Deceased
Certificate of Merit

Jason Herrera
Civilian
Certificate of Merit

Dustin Bell
Civilian
Certificate of Merit

Joseph Holcomb
Civilian

 
   

Previous Award Honorees
2010
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant William Grimes
Uniform Officer of the Year Sergeant Mark Mason
Non-Uniform Officer of the Year Detective Christopher Hall
Civilian of the Year Shelly Brown
Sentinel of the Year Linda Andreoli
LCPAAA Member of the Year Dusti Wright & John Ruring
   
   
2009
Supervisor of the Year Captain William Hines
Uniform Officer of the Year Sergeant Jeff Hall
Non-Uniform Officer of the Year Sergeant Steve Martin
Civilian of the Year Stephanie Henderson
LCPAAA Member of the Year John Ruring
 
 
2008
Supervisor of the Year Captain Rusty Wright
Uniform Officer of the Year MO Gerardo Vallijo
Non-Uniform Officer of the Year Detective Roberto Peralta
Civilian of the Year Lindsay Tate
LCPAAA Member of the Year Carol Botts
   
   
2007
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Bobby Dodd
Uniform Officer of the Year PO Bobby Whittington
Non-Uniform Officer of the Year Detective Mark Geer
Special Team Officer of the Year MO Timothy Poff
Civilian of the Year Augustine Moore
LCPAAA Member of the Year Margaret Averre
   
   
2005
Supervisor of the Year Captain James Apple
Uniform Officer of the Year
Non-Uniform Officer of the Year MO Donnie Hanson
Civilian of the Year Kay Carney
Sentinel of the Year Neil Laughy
   
   
1998
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant William Grimes
Officer of the Year Detective Bobby Whittington
Civilian of the Year Barbara Coleman
 
 
1997
Supervisor of the Year Major Robert Martin
Officer of the Year Detective Mark Durham
Civilian of the Year Jailer Michael Burton
Sentinel of the Year Philip Berchtold
   
   
1996
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Charles Whitis
Officer of the Year Detective C.H. Brazzel
Civilian of the Year Dewayne Thomas
Sentinel of the Year Bernis "Barney" Stroup
   
   
1995
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Melvin Murdock
Officer of the Year MO Ralph Szatkowski
Civilian of the Year Jailer Henry Wells
   
   
1994
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Lindall Newton
Officer of the Year MO Michael Brown
Civilian of the Year Barbara Taylor
   
   
1993
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Randy Maples
Officer of the Year MO Ralph Parsons
Civilian of the Year Paula Pierce
 
 
1992
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Harold Thorne
Officer of the Year MO Melvin Murdock
Civilian of the Year Jailer David James
   
   
1991
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Ronald Smith Sr.
Officer of the Year Detective Charles Whitis
Civilian of the Year Leveta Yeahquo
   
   
1990
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Tommy King
Officer of the Year Detective Wade Shaw
Civilian of the Year Melodie Mort
 
 
1989
Supervisor of the Year Lieutenant Coby Carden
Officer of the Year MO Sam Helton
Civilian of the Year Delana Fortune