HendersonPD logoHENDERSON, Ky. (3/24/14) – The Henderson Police Department presented the following awards at an annual banquet last week.

Dispatcher Awards
Letter of Commendation: Amy Jones 8/27/2010
Letter of Commendation: Jessica Snyder 11/6/2011

Citizen Awards
Citation for Meritorious Achievement: Chelsie Thomas    5/3rd  Robberies  1/17/2013
Citation for Meritorious Achievement: Dwayne Bumpus RR Bridge Jumper 8/22/2010

Verbal Recognition School Crossing Guards
Gena Bugg, Lucinda Trimborn, Debbie Grant, Glen Oats

Letter of Appreciation: K-9 Santo and K-9 Officer Jason Hargitt

Independence Bank Robbery linked to Fifth-Third 4/9/2013
Letter of Commendation: Detective Brad Newman
Letter of Commendation: Detective Eric Ramsey

Brystal Chambers Murder 6/23/2011
Letter of Commendation: Detective Preston Herndon

Armed Robbery at E-Z Shop  12/4/2013
Letter of Commendation: Officer Greg Durbin
Letter of Commendation: Officer Daniel Lehman
Letter of Commendation: Officer Daniel Burden

Fifth-Third Bank Robber Apprehended 6/29/2012
Letter of Commendation: Sgt. Briscoe Edwards
Letter of Commendation: Officer Jeremy Ebelhar

10 Robberies Solved 1/17/2013
Citation for Meritorious Service: Det. Shannon Troutman

Second Street Boat Ramp Rescue 7/16/2012
Lifesaving Medal:Officer Nathan Cobb
Lifesaving Medal: Officer Daniel Burden
Citation for Meritorious Service: Officer Tracy Green
Citation for Meritorious Service: Officer Jerad Shehorn

US 41 Ohio River Bridge Jumper 4/18/2011
Lifesaving Medal: Officer Janna Gatten

House Fire 6/30/2012
Citation for Bravery: Sgt. Jason Hargitt        
Letter of Commendation: Officer Jerad Shehorn    

Suicide Attempt 11/21/2011
Lifesaving Medal: Officer Abby Black
Lifesaving Medal: Officer Joe Whitledge

Cottage Street Hostage Standoff  4/9/2011
Citation for Meritorious Service: Sgt. Russell Stoner
Citation for Meritorious Service: Officer Paul Glenn

Letter of Commendation:
Sgt. Jeff Welch
Sgt. Briscoe Edwards
Cpl. James Elliott
Sgt. Jermaine Poynter
Det. Eric Ramsey
Cpl. Mikel Vadbunker
Sgt. Jason Hargitt
Det. Shannon Troutman
Major Chip Stauffer

Officer of the Year
2010    Briscoe Edwards     
2011    Jason Hargitt    
2012    Justin Rutledge    
2013    Shannon Troutman    

Dispatcher of the Year
2010    Amy Jones
2011    Jessica Snyder
2012    Eva Latham
2013    Hector Gonzalez

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