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2012 AWARDS
OFFICERS OF THE YEAR
Officer Day and Officer Green with Mayor Rogero and Chief Rausch
Cold Case Investigator and Officer Responsible for Multiple DUI Arrests Share Officer of the Year Honor
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Cold Case Investigator Jeff Day and Patrol Officer Jeff Green the 2012 Co-Officers of the Year for the Knoxville Police Department. Investigator Day has been with the department since December 1998 while Officer Green has been with KPD since August 2008.
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KPD EXPLORER OF THE YEAR
Colby Chandler Explorer Earns Special Honors for Commitment to the Department
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Knoxville Police Department Explorer Colby Chandler the 2012 Explorer of the Year. Explorer Chandler has been with the department since June 2010.
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NOVEMBER OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Results of Drug Investigation Earns Officers Award
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officers Phil Jinks and Richard Wallace the November 2012 Officers of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Jinks has been with KPD since May 1999 while Officer Wallace has been with the department since March 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

OCTOBER OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Significant Drug Arrest Nets Officer Special Award
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Knoxville Police Department Officer Christopher Hutton the October Officer of the Month for the department. Officer Hutton has been with KPD since July 2011.
[NEWS RELEASE]

OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Officers Honored
In October, Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Brian Mullane, Officer Joey Whitehead and Lieutenant Cheri Matlock as Officers of the Month for July, August and September 2012. Lieutenant Gene Sasscer was given a Meritorious Service Medal to recognize him for his years of leadership.

Officers presented Medal of Merit Awards
KPD Honors Two Officers with Medal of Merit Awards
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch presented the Medal of Merit award to Knoxville Police Department Officers Andrew Keith and Steve Taylor for their heroic actions in saving the life of Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Lowell Russell.
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JUNE OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Honored Officer, Chief Rausch
Officer Honored For Investigation Leading to Arrest of Robbery and Kidnapping Suspect
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Robert Satterfield the June Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer Satterfield has been with KPD since September 2009.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MAY OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Honored Officers, Chief Rausch
Investigation of Triple Fatal Hit & Run Earns Honors for Three Officers
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Sgt. Tracy Hunter, Officer Greg Womac, and Officer Sandra Reynolds the May Officers of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Chief Rausch said that on May 30, 2012, Sgt. Hunter and Officer Womac were called out to reconstruct a fatal hit & run crash on Washington Pike that claimed the lives of two pedestrians and an unborn infant child.
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APRIL OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Honored Officer, Chief Rausch
Robbery Suspect Arrest Earns Officer Honors
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Sgt. Ray Offenbacher the April Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Sgt. Offenbacher has been with KPD since March 1995.
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MARCH OFFICERS OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Honored Officer, Chief Rausch
Arrest of Homicide Suspect Earns Officers Award
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Knoxville Police Department Officers Keith Lyon and Devin Hopkins the March Officers of the Month. Officer Lyon has been with the department since March 1994 while Officer Hopkins has been with KPD since July 2011.
[NEWS RELEASE]

LIFE SAVING AWARD
Mayor Rogero, Officer Simmons, Chief Rausch
Officer Awarded Life Saving Award for Efforts in Saving Infant
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch awarded the Life Saving Award to Knoxville Police Department Officer Roger Simmons. Officer Simmons has been with KPD since September 2009.
[NEWS RELEASE]

FEBRUARY OFFICER OF THE MONTH
Mayor Rogero, Officer McVay, Chief Rausch
Officer Honored for Arrest of Bank Robbery Suspects
Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero and Police Chief David Rausch named Officer Benjamin McVay the February Officer of the Month for the Knoxville Police Department. Officer McVay has been with the department since March 2005.
[NEWS RELEASE]

MEDAL OF MERIT AWARD
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.
[NEWS RELEASE]

2012 OFFICERS OF THE MONTH LIST:
February Benjamin McVay
March Keith Lyon
Devin Hopkins
April Ray Offenbacher
May Tracy Hunter
Greg Womac
Sandra Reynolds
June Robert Satterfield
July Brian Mullane
August Joey Whitehead
September Cheri Matlock
October Christopher Hutton
November Phil Jinks and
Richard Wallace



2012 LIFESAVING AWARD LIST:
Roger Simmons


2012 MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL
Gene Sasscer


2012 MEDAL OF MERIT AWARD
Andrew Keith
Steve Taylor



2012 OFFICERS OF THE YEAR
Jeff Day
Jeff Green



2012 EXPLORER OF THE YEAR
Colby Chandler
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