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Police officers honoured for going the 'extra mile' at awards ceremony
Six police officers were recognised for going the extra mile at an awards ceremony in St Albans police station yesterday.
Chief inspector Simon Warwick presented the officers with accolades during the first annual ceremony. All police officers, police staff and volunteers from a variety of departments were invited to nominate colleagues for awards.
Chief inspector Simon Warwick said: "I wanted to recognise the officers - who were chosen by their peers - who have gone the extra mile.
"We often measure our success on performance but this is about acknowledging those officers who have made a personal contribution to policing."
Intervention inspector Steve Morrill received the 1836 Award. He received over 80 per cent of the votes for this category, which is for outstanding commitment and professionalism in delivering a quality service to the communities of the St Albans Community Safety Partnership (CSP).
PC Bill Braisher, who works on the offender management unit and PC Steve Alison who is an intervention officer based in Watford received the Volunteer of the Year award.
PC Shaun Woods was recognised as the Safer Neighbourhood Officer of the Year and the Intervention officer of the Year award went to PC Sally Milligan.
The winner of the Crime Management Award of the Year went to Sergeant Sophia Pidgeon.