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KPD OFFICERS OF THE MONTH & AWARDS
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2007 AWARDS
2007 OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Chief Owen, Officer Wison, Mayor Haslam
Work with K-9 Unit and Mobile Field Force Unit Earns 2007 Officer of the Year Honors for West District Sergeant
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Sgt. Will Wilson the Officer of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department. Sgt. Wilson has been with the department since November 1994.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2007 RESERVE OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Chief Owen, Officer Rader, Mayor Haslam
Volunteering Time to Citizens of Knoxville Earns Reserve Officer Special Honor
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Reserve Officer Matthew Rader the 2007 Reserve Officer of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department.
[NEWS RELEASE]

DECEMBER OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Dykes, Chief Owen
Mayor Haslam, Officer Jones, Chief Owen
Officers Honored for Business Burglary Investigation
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Chris Jones and Officer Joshua Dykes the December Officers of the Month. Officer Jones has been with KPD since November 2003. Officer Dykes joined KPD in August 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

NOVEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Heitz, Chief Owen
Arrest of Copper Theft Suspects Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Eric Heitz the November Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Heitz has been with the department since March 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

SEPTEMBER OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Honored Officers, Chief Owen
Officers Honored For Creation Of Field Training
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer J.D. Hopkins and Officer Scott Noe the September Officers of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Both Officer Hopkins and Officer Noe have been with the department since December 1999.
[NEWS RELEASE]

LIFE SAVING AWARD
Mayor Haslam, Officer Kiely, Chief Owen
Quick Response To An Injured Driver Earns Officer Life Saving Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today awarded the Knoxville Police Department's Life Saving Award to Sgt. John Kiely for his quick actions that saved the life of a crash victim. Sgt. Kiely has been with the department since December 1998.
[NEWS RELEASE]

AUGUST OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Mitchell, Chief Owen
Officer Honored For Arrest Of Murder Suspect
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Benny Mitchell the August Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Mitchell has been with KPD since April 1989.
[NEWS RELEASE]

JULY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Maupin, Chief Owen
Officer Honored For His Assistance In DEA Drug Case Investigation
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Jeremy Maupin the July Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Maupin has been with the department since January 2001.
[NEWS RELEASE]

JUNE OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Diana Duran, Chief Owen
Astute Observation Results In Arrest Of Suspect and Award For Officer
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Leslie Bowman the June Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Bowman has been with the department since November 2003.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MAY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Diana Duran, Chief Owen
Traffic Stop Nets Guns - Drugs and Officer An Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Josh Hurst the May Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Hurst has been with the department since November 2003.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MARCH OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officers Ragland, Muhlfield, Chadwell and Janish, Chief Owen
Drugs and Weapons Arrest Earns Four Officers Special Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Kevin Ragland, Officer William Muhlfeld, Officer Jonathan Chadwell, and Officer Matthew Janish the March Officers of the Month. Officer Ragland and Officer Chadwell have been with the Knoxville Police Department since November 2003. Officer Muhlfeld and Officer Janish have been with the department since June 2006.
[NEWS RELEASE]

LIFE SAVING AWARD WINNERS
Mayor Haslam, Officers Fehlman and Barnes, Chief Owen
Actions In Saving A Life Earns Two Officers Life Saving Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen awarded the department's Life Saving Award to Officer Eric Fehlman and Officer Anthony Barnes. Officer Fehlman has been with the department since December 2002. Officer Barnes has been with KPD since January 2001.
[NEWS RELEASE]

LIFE SAVING AWARD WINNER
Mayor Haslam, Officer Whillock, Chief Owen
Officer Honored For Saving A Life By Rendering First Aid
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today awarded the department's Life Saving Award to Officer Preston Whillock. Officer Whillock has been with the department since June 2006.
[NEWS RELEASE]

FEBRUARY OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Honored Officers, Chief Owen
Burglary Investigation Results In Award for Two Officers
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Chris Jones and Officer Preston Whillock the February Officers for the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Jones has been with the department since November 2003. Officer Whillock graduated from the academy in December 2006.
[NEWS RELEASE]

JANUARY OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Honored Officers, Chief Owen
Capture of Bank Robbery Suspect Earns Two Officers An Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Sandy Reynolds and Officer Sharon Terrell the Officers of the Month for January. Officer Reynolds has been with the department since November 1986 while Officer Terrell has been with KPD since January 1996.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2007 OFFICERS OF THE MONTH LIST:
January Sandy Reynolds and Sharon Terrell
February Chris Jones and Preston Whillock
March Kevin Ragland, William Muhlfeld, Jonathan Chadwell, and Matthew Janish
May Josh Hurst
June Leslie Bowman
July Jeremy Maupin
August Benny Mitchell
September J.D. Hopkins, Scott Noe
November Eric Heitz
December Chris Jones and Joshua Dykes
Officer of the Year Will Wilson
Reserve Officer of the Year Matthew Rader


2007 LIFESAVING AWARD LIST:
Preston Whillock
Eric Fehlman and Anthony Barnes
John Kiely


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