Palm Bay Police Department Holds Award Banquet To Honor Dedication

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Mark Trammell honored as officer of the year

Officer of the Year, Mark Trammell. Officer of the Year recipients demonstrate and continually promote the Department’s goals and mission. Areas of consideration include exceptional work ethic, expertise and integrity, superior overall performance in areas of responsibility, initiative to take on commitments above and beyond the call of duty, exceptional ability to interact with peers and the public in crisis situations as well as day to day activities, and exceptional contributions to the Department and community.

Officer of the Year, Mark Trammell. Officer of the Year recipients demonstrate and continually promote the Department’s goals and mission. Areas of consideration include exceptional work ethic, expertise and integrity, superior overall performance in areas of responsibility, initiative to take on commitments above and beyond the call of duty, exceptional ability to interact with peers and the public in crisis situations as well as day to day activities, and exceptional contributions to the Department and community. (Palm Bay Police image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – At the annual Palm Bay Police Awards Banquet officers were recognized for their hard work and dedication to serving their community.

A number of officers also received recognition for their bravery in circumstances that required them to risk their lives to protect civilians and fellow officers.

The department also recognized the Civilian of the Year and the Officer of the Year.

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Civilian of the Year, Desk Booking Specialist Robert Frey. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Meritorious Service Award- awarded to any individual member or team or to members acting as a team, for distinctive accomplishment under adverse conditions with some degree of hazard to the safety of the member or members. Officer Lin Badman-Paton, Sergeant Ryan Palmer, Sergeant Thomas Ribnicky, Officer Frank Toba, Officer Cassandra Woronka. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Meritorious Service Award, Detective Ken Shedrick, awarded to any individual member or team or to members acting as a team, for distinctive accomplishment under adverse conditions with some degree of hazard to the safety of the member or members. (Palm Bay Police image)

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News 13 Greg Pallone served as MC for the evening. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Meritorious Service Award, Detective Lewis Jones, Awarded to any individual member or team or to members acting as a team, for distinctive accomplishment under adverse conditions with some degree of hazard to the safety of the member or members. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Life Saving Award- Awarded in recognition of acts that contribute to the saving of a person’s life in cases where the victim regains a pulse, award of this commendation is dependent upon the individual’s successful recovery and discharge from the hospital. Officer Byron Patrick. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Life Saving Award- Awarded in recognition of acts that contribute to the saving of a person’s life in cases where the victim regains a pulse, award of this commendation is dependent upon the individual’s successful recovery and discharge from the hospital. Corporal Mark Richard. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Life Saving Award- Awarded in recognition of acts that contribute to the saving of a person’s life in cases where the victim regains a pulse, award of this commendation is dependent upon the individual’s successful recovery and discharge from the hospital. Officer Tyler Fooks, Officer Troy Ramirez. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Distinguished Service Cross- Awarded to members who are cited for gallantry not warranting a Medal of Honor or a Medal of Valor. Officer Derek Hollcroft. (Palm Bay Police image)

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Distinguished Service Cross- Awarded to members who are cited for gallantry not warranting a Medal of Honor or a Medal of Valor.

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Distinguished Service Cross- Awarded to members who are cited for gallantry not warranting a Medal of Honor or a Medal of Valor. Officer Vincent Galioto, Officer Derek Hollcroft, Officer Kevin Lavanture.

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Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is the highest decoration for bravery exhibited by public safety officers in the United States, comparable to the military’s Medal of Honor. Officer David Porter, Officer Mark Trammell.


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