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FWPD officers recognized for service, bravery

Posted Nov. 14, 2018

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Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald presents awards to officers during the awards ceremony.

Above and Beyond Awards were presented to numerous Fort Worth Police Department personnel recently.

These are the award recipients:

Certificate of Merit
Officer Michael Wiles, Sgt. Jacob White, Officer Martin William, Officer Dusty Dwyer, Officer Kimberly Pace, Officer Thomas Johnson, Officer Angela Jacobs, Officer Stephen Thompson, Officer Charles Brady, Sgt. Bryan Farmer, Officer Michael Phelps, Officer Jeremy Balders, Officer Ryan Navarro, Officer Garrett Hull, Officer Dempsey Addy, Officer Dallas Connor, Det. Henri Leblanc, Sgt. Kelly Peel, Lt. William Hix and Officer David Crim.

Distinguished Service Award
Officer Peter Henz.

Chief’s Letter of Recognition
Sgt. Angela Mapes, Officer Carlos Zelaya, Officer Ryan Sparks, Officer Darrin Parr, Det. Leigh Jones, Det. Paul Vega, Det. Dustin Shaw, Officer Ron Snyder, Officer Isiah Garner, Officer Paula Gibson, Officer Chelsea Gossett, Officer Carey Gilbert, Officer Timothy Dean, Cpl. Stephanie Phillips and Cpl. Weldon Thompson.

Lifesaving Award
Officer Daniel Villeneuve, Officer Kirk Byrom, Officer Daniel McCreery, Officer Nicholas Maddock, Officer Jonathan Moody, Officer Eric Smith, Officer Jermario Hall, Officer Darryl Little, Officer Ariel Garcia, Sgt. Michael Skaggs, Officer Michael Pinkston, Officer Cory Kaether, Officer Joshua Breyer, Officer Lawrence Wolfe, Officer Ryan Wheelan, Officer Jerry Miller, Sgt. Clay Hendrix, Officer Michael Marquez, Officer Barry Sawyer, Officer Alec Wiseman, Officer Ralph Park, Officer Justin Henry, Officer Rayune Smith, Officer Travis Kendrick, Officer Jacob Dunn, Officer Dewayne Lee, Officer George Reynolds and Officer Troy Deichert.

Police Appreciation Award
Philip Freeman, Anna Boulware, Kenneth Hankins, Kenneth Hankins, Charles Barnett, Marquez Banks, Joseph Banks, Brian Johnson, Derrick R. Hudgins and Rachel Stepp.

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Regional Transportation Council : 1 p.m. Dec. 13, 2018; North Central Texas Council of Governments, First Floor, Transportation Council Room, 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011.
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Community Action Partners Council: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2018; Fort Worth City Credit Union, First Floor, Board Room, 2309 Montgomery Street.
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Fort Worth Housing Solutions Board of Commissioners: 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2018; FWHS Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th Street.
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Holiday Movie Night at North Tri Community Center: 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 2018; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Code Rangers: 9 a.m. Dec. 15, 2018; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

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Trinity Metro Board of Directors: 3:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 2018; Intermodal Transportation Center, Second Floor, Community Room, 1001 Jones Street.
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Disciplinary Appeal of Three-Day Suspension of Roger Ballard: 9 a.m. Dec. 18, 2018; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, Classroom #1134, 505 W. Felix Street.
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Deferred Compensation Oversight Committee Special Meeting: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2018; Fort Worth City Credit Union Board Room, 2309 Montgomery Street.
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Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Dec. 18, 2018; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Civil Service Commission: 6 p.m. Dec. 18, 2018; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex Auditorium, 505 W. Felix Street.
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Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Dec. 18, 2018; Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Commercial Board of Adjustment Work Session: 9 a.m. Dec. 19, 2018; City Hall, Second Floor, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.

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