On February 19, 2019, the Newark Police held a ceremony to promote two officers and present awards to more than 30 officers and civilian employees, along with officers from other agencies and members of the public who made a difference over the past year.
The ceremony included remarks from City of Newark Mayor Polly Sierer, Newark Acting City Manager Thomas Coleman and Newark Police Chief Paul Tiernan. The Honorable Kathy Jennings, Delaware Attorney General, was the keynote speaker.
The promoted officers were:
The Awards consisted of:
For line-of-duty injuries
For meritorious service
For a lifesaving act
Citation for Merit
For meritorious service less than a Nowinski Award
For exemplary teamwork
DUI Enforcement Ribbon
Top three officers with the most DUI arrests
Letter of Commendation
For formal display of recognition or appreciation