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KPD OFFICERS OF THE MONTH & AWARDS
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2011 AWARDS
Mayor Rogero, Officer Riddle, Chief Rausch
Officer Awarded Medal of Merit for Assisting Apartment Residents of Burning Building
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch awarded the Medal of Merit Award to Knoxville Police Department Officer Mike Riddle. Officer Riddle has been with KPD since April 1989.
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DECEMBER OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Officers Randolph and Shaw, Chief Rausch
Apprehension of Burglary Suspects Earns Officers Award
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Edmund Randolph and Officer Lee Shaw the December Co-Officers of the Month. Officer Randolph has been with KPD since April 1989 while Officer Shaw has been with the department since January 1994.
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NOVEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Officer Boston, Chief Rausch
Attempted Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Robbery Suspects
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Knoxville Police Department Officer Jason Boston the Officer of the Month for November. Officer Boston has been with KPD since August 2008.
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SEPTEMBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Officer Presnell, Chief Rausch
Officer Honored For Arrest of Robbery Suspects
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Larry Presnell the September Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Presnell has been with KPD since February 1991.
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AUGUST OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Brown, Officer McCarter, Chief Rausch
Investigation and Arrest of Vehicle Burglary Suspect Earns Officer Award
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Sgt. Mike McCarter the August Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Sgt. McCarter has been with KPD since November 1994.
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JULY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Brown, Officer Hoskins, Chief Rausch
Multi-Felony Arrests Earns Officer Special Honor
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Lt. Greg Hoskins the July Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Lt. Hoskins has been with the department since November 1981.
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JUNE OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Brown, Officer Headrick, Chief Rausch
Officer Honored for Multiple Felony Arrests
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Brian Headrick the June Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Headrick has been with KPD since May 2002.
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Mayor Brown, Officer Thompson, Chief Rausch
KPD Reserve Officer Retiring After 40 Years of Volunteer Service
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch honored Sgt. Lynn Thompson who is retiring after serving 40 years with the department's Reserve Unit. Sgt. Thompson was recognized as the Reserve Officer of the Year in 2008.
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Mayor Brown, Officer Stryker, Chief Rausch
Officer Awarded Purple Heart For Being Shot In Line of Duty
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch awarded the Purple Heart to Knoxville Police Department Officer Brandon Stryker. Officer Stryker has been with the department since 2006.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MAY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Chief Rausch, Inv. Tipton, Mayor Brown
Arrest of Aggravated Robbery Suspect Earns Investigator Award
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Investigator Patty Tipton the May Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Investigator Tipton has been with KPD since January 1996.
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APRIL OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Chief Rausch, Officer Artymovich, Mayor Brown
Officer Receives Award for Kentucky Fugitive Arrest
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Jason Artymovich the April Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Artymovich has been with KPD since November 2007.
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MARCH OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Chief Rausch Officer Trentham, Mayor Brown
Investigative Skills at Crash Site Results in Arrest of Bank Robbery Suspect
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Chief David Rausch named Officer Ron Trentham the March Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Trentham has been with KPD since November 1994.
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FEBRUARY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Brown, Officer Tipton, Chief Rausch
Response To Officer Down Call Earns Investigator Special Recognition
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Investigator Patty Tipton the February Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Investigator Tipton has been with KPD since January 1996.
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JANUARY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Suspects Arrested on Drug Charges Due To Off-Duty Officer's Investigation
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch named Knoxville Police Department Officer Matt Lawson the January Officer of the Month. Officer Lawson has been with KPD since August 2008.
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LIFE SAVING AWARD WINNERS
Mayor Brown & Chief Rausch with Officers Britton and Taylor
Quick Response and CPR Earns Officers Life Saving Award
Knoxville Mayor Daniel Brown and Police Chief David Rausch awarded Knoxville Police Department Officers Barry Britton and Steve Taylor the department's Life Saving Award. Officer Taylor has been with KPD since January 2007 while Officer Britton has been with the department since September 2009.
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2011 OFFICERS OF THE MONTH LIST:
January Matt Lawson
February Patty Tipton
March Ron Trentham
April Jason Artymovich
May Patty Tipton
June Brian Headrick
July Greg Hoskins
August Mike McCarter
September Larry Presnell
November Jason Boston
December Edmund Randolph
Lee Shaw



2011 LIFESAVING AWARD LIST:
Barry Britton
Steve Taylor



2011 PURPLE HEART:

Brandon Stryker


2011 RETIREMENT HONORS:

Lynn Thompson - Reserve Officer 40 Years


2011 MEDAL OF MERIT AWARD
Mike Riddle
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