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KPD OFFICERS OF THE MONTH & AWARDS
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2008 AWARDS
2008 OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Chief Owen, Officer Muhlfeld, Mayor Haslam
Officer’s Impact In the Community Results In Officer of the Year Honors
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Bill Muhlfeld the 2008 Officer of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Muhlfeld came to KPD in June 2006 after serving as the Director of the Hardee County, Florida Emergency Management Agency (EMA). Officer Muhlfeld’s technical knowledge from his EMA days has provided him with a unique advantage and standing as a new officer.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2008 RESERVE OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Chief Owen, Reserve Officer Thompson, Mayor Haslam
Reserve Sergeant Honored For Long Term Service To Community
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Reserve Sgt. Lynn Thompson the 2008 Reserve Officer of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2008 EXPLORER OF THE YEAR
Chief Owen, Explorer Paidousis, Mayor Haslam
Outstanding Leadership and Dedication To Service Earns Explorer Special Honor
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Cameron Paidousis the 2008 Explorer of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department. Paidousis has been with the Explorer Post since July 2005. In March 2008 he was appointed the Lieutenant and leader of the post.
[NEWS RELEASE]

DECEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Officer Hembree and Chief Owen
Arrest of Carjacking Suspect Earns Sgt. Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Sgt. Robert Hembree the December Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Sgt. Hembree has been with the department since January 1997.
[NEWS RELEASE]

NOVEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Arrest of Bank Robbery Suspect Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Josh Shaffer the November Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Shaffer has been with the department since August 2000.
[NEWS RELEASE]

OCTOBER OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, officers, Chief Owen
Quick Recovery of Kidnapping Victim Earns Honors for Officers
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Stan Cash and Officer Eric Razote the October Officers of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Cash has been with the department since October 2001. Officer Razote has been with KPD since January 2007.
[NEWS RELEASE]

SEPTEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Dykes, Chief Owen
Arrest of Vehicle Burglary Suspects Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Joshua Dykes the September Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Dykes has been with the department since August 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

JUNE OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Parks, Chief Owen
Arrest of Murder Suspect Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Dan Paidousis the June Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Paidousis has been with the department since January 1991. Chief Owen said that on June 12, 2008, officers responded to a residence on Greenfield Lane to investigate a robbery.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2008 YEAR HONORS:
2008 OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Bill Muhlfeld
2008 RESERVE OFFICER OF THE YEAR
Lynn Thompson
2008 EXPLORER OF THE YEAR
Cameron Paidousis





MAY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Parks, Chief Owen
Officer’s Work on Day Off Results In Arrest of Burglary Suspect and Award for Officer
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Eric Parks the May Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Parks has been with the department since November 2003.
[NEWS RELEASE]

APRIL OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Terry, Chief Owen
Officer Honored For Actions Resulting In Arrest and Seizure of Drugs and Guns
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Chas Terry the April Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Terry has been with the department since March 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

LIFE SAVING AWARD WINNER
Mayor Haslam, Investigaor Boatman, Chief Owen
Life Saving Award Presented To Officer For Aiding Assault Victim
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen awarded the department’s Life Saving Award to Investigator Andrew Boatman. Investigator Boatman has been with the Knoxville Police Department since January 2001.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MARCH OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Booker, Chief Owen
Drugs and Guns Seizure Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Jason Booker the March Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Booker has been with KPD since August 1998.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MARCH OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Coffey, Chief Owen
Arrest of Murder Suspect Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen today named Officer Scott Coffey the March Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Coffey has been with the department since November 1994.
[NEWS RELEASE]

FEBRUARY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Hall, Chief Owen
Officer’s Observation Results in Major Arrest in Fort Sanders Neighborhood
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Tony Hall the Officer of the Month for February 2008. Officer Hall has been with the Knoxville Police Department since June 2006.
[NEWS RELEASE]

JANUARY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Haslam, Officer Wylie, Chief Owen
Arrest of Burglary Suspect Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam and Police Chief Sterling Owen named Officer Tyler Wylie the January Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Wylie has been with the department since May 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2008 OFFICERS OF THE MONTH LIST:
January Tyler Wylie
February Tony Hall
March Jason Booker
Scott Coffey
April Chas Terry
May Eric Parks
June Dan Paidousis
September Joshua Dykes
October Stan Cash
Eric Razote
November Josh Shaffer
December Robert Hembree


2008 LIFESAVING AWARD LIST:
Andrew Boatman
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