Several members of the Statesboro Police Department were honored during the 2013 Departmental Awards Presentation in the City Hall Council Chambers during the City Council meeting Tuesday morning. Mayor Jan Moore, City Manager Frank Parker and all five members of the council were in attendance.
Those honored during the ceremony were:
Award Recipient Award
Detective Tommy Brown 20 Years of Service, Top Gun
Director Wendell Turner 20 Years of Service
Kelly Yaughn Support Person of the Year
Officer Louis Parker Rookie of the Year
Detective Keith Holloway Detective of the Year
Lieutenant Charles Forney Supervisor of the Year
APO Craig Coleman Officer of the Year
Captain Tom Woodrum Meritorious Service
A framed and matted presentation of the recent Moments cover story titled “Love on the Line” was presented to Corporal Dena Colson and Fire Prevention Chief Chris Colson.
Director of Public Safety Wendell Turner and Police Major Scott Brunson presented the awards. Turner spoke highly of each award winner and concluded with praises for all of the Officers and Support Staff at the Statesboro Police Department for continuing to excel in their duties and responsibilities.