Awarded by the Police Commissioner to members who have distinguished themselves by exceptional meritorious service.
The Distinguished Service Award may be awarded to sworn and civilian members who have displayed their abilities well above the expected standards reflecting technical or administrative achievement or exceptional leadership in achieving a specific goal, objective or innovation.
It distinguishes the individual’s performance which is identifiable in achievement, effect or consequence.
Courtesy Drew Hall
The Distinguished Service Award
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