Devon and Cornwall Police are holding an award ceremony today (Thursday 14 July 2016) to honour the professionalism and commitment of police officers, staff and volunteers from across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.
The ceremony will take place at County Hall, Truro and the awards will be presented by Chief Superintendent Jim Pearce, Superintendent Ian Drummond -Smith, Temporary Superintendent Mark Bolt and Detective Superintendent Stephen Parker.
PS Martin Roberts, PC Tim Wilson, PC Lisa Kevern, PC Christopher Hart and PC Sam Hill will receive the Superintendent’s Certificate for their bravery and decisive actions in dealing with a dangerous man with mental health issues and bringing a volatile situation to a peaceful conclusion.
PC Lyndsay Stevenson will receive the Superintendent’s Certificate for her professionalism and compassion after attending to a suicidal woman with self inflicted injuries.
PC Phil Dingle, PC Alice Nicholas, PC Lee Mallatratt and PC Robert Clue will receive the Superintendent’s Certificate for their compassion and decisive actions which prevented a woman with mental health problems committing suicide.
PC Lisa Stevenson and PC Rob Hardwick will receive the Superintendent’s Certificate for their compassion and decisive actions after preventing a man from committing suicide.
Chief Superintendent’s Commendation
PCSO Brian Harris will receive the Chief Superintendent’s Commendation for his bravery and decisive actions after rescuing a woman from a fire in a flat in St. Stephens.
PC Kevin Silver will receive the Chief Superintendent’s Commendation for his bravery and decisive actions after responding to a high risk missing woman who had self-harmed.
West Cornwall Team of the Year
Special Sergeant Scott Kneebone, Special Constable Andrew Sugden, Special Constable Martin Ireland, Special Constable Matthew Gluyas, Special Constable Carl Farrar and Special Constable Alice McKinnon will receive the West Cornwall Team of the Year Award for their commitment and dedication to reducing rural crime and improving relationships with the rural communities across West Cornwall.
East Cornwall Team of the Year
PS Jo Williams, PC Garth Hatt, PC Mark Roberts, PC Helen Priestley, PC Mark Smith, PCSO Bob Anslow, PCSO Bex Steed, PCSO Dave Billing, PCSO Steve Cocks, PCSO Della Moloney and Special Constable Russ Hall will receive the East Cornwall Team of the Year Award for their dedication and teamwork within the Liskeard and Looe area to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and safeguard their communities.
The Holman Tray
This year, The Holman Tray will be jointly awarded to two equally deserving nominations involving two incidents:
PC Alison Harvey and PC Ian Tolchard will receive the award for their bravery and courageous actions after rescuing two people from a burning caravan in Hayle in February.
PC Chris Coote and PC Mark Allinson will receive the award for their bravery and courageous actions after saving a woman from a house fire in Bodmin.
The Kernow Cup
PCSO Ben Pessl will receive The Kernow Cup for his dedication to his role and his services to the local community as Police Community Support Officer in Newquay.
The Bolitho Staff
Inspector Jean Phillips will receive The Bolithio Staff for her commitment, dedication and professionalism as Inspector for Penzance, Hayle, St Ives and the Isles of Scilly.
The High Sheriff’s Cadet Award
Yasmin Pascoe will receive The High Sheriff’s Cadet Award. She has been a police cadet in St Austell for 18 months and is a keen, enthusiastic member of the unit. The award is a reflection of her contribution to the police cadets as well as a testament to her hard work and competence.
Chief Superintendent’s Good Citizenship Award
Duncan Wills will receive the Chief Superintendent’s Good Citizenship Award for his bravery and selfless actions after he rescued a women trapped in a car which had plunged off the harbour wall into the sea.
Rachel Bennett, Dave Kelly and Tim Robey will receive the Chief Superintendent’s Good Citizenship Award for their compassion and decisive actions after helping a jogger who suffered a heart attack and collapsed on Mawgan Porth beach.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News