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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Citrus Heights PD Held its 12th Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on June 21

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The Citrus Heights Police Department
held its 12th Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony at the Citrus Heights CommunityCenter on Thursday, June 21, 2016. The ceremony was attended by several
regional law enforcement dignitaries, the Citrus Heights City Council, theCitrus Heights City Manager Christopher W. Boyd, Police Department Staff and
their families, as well as members of the community.

During the ceremony, Police ChiefRonald A. Lawrence promoted Sergeant Chad Morris to Lieutenant, Officer Brian Barron
to Sergeant, and Records Assistant Tiffany Campbell to Records Supervisor.  A total of seven (7) Police Officers, nine(9) Reserve Police Officers, one (1) Code Enforcement Officer, two (2) Animal
Services Officers,  four (4) dispatchers,one (1) Records Assistant, and five (5) professional staff were sworn in and
took the oath of office. Fifteen (15) volunteers and six (6) Police Explorerswere also honored and received their badges.

Additionally, numerous awards were presented including the prestigious Chief’s Awards, Life-Saving Ribbons, Baby Delivery Ribbon, Proactive Policing Ribbons, Team Achievement Ribbons, Exceptional Volunteerism Ribbon, Distinguished Citizen Awards, and Certificates of Recognition. Numerous other department personnel were honored as well for achievements throughout the year for contributions to reducing drunk driving, arrests of stolen vehicle thieves, reduction in property theft due to the successful Bait Program, continual focus on the physical fitness or sworn personnel, receiving a higher education, and the five and ten year anniversaries of 22 employees. Also recognized were the department’s recent retirees, new hires who served in the armed forces, graduations from the FBI National Academy and POST Command College. 

The ceremony is the police
department’s way of expressing a deep appreciation for all of the hard work,sacrifices, and continuous dedication every member displays to each other and
to our awesome community every single day.

“Thecitizens of Citrus Heights deserve to be proud of their police department, as
they are well protected and professionally served by a group of dedicatedindividuals. Those recognized at this ceremony, as well as all of our police
employees are committed to providing the highest of service possible.” – ChiefRonald A. LawrenceChief

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