Awards Ceremony

2021 Awards Ceremony 

20 Years of Service Award:

  • Police Sergeant Keith Koenig
15 Years of Service Award:

  • Police Sergeant Javier Ortiz-Adarmes
  • Police Motor Officer Dominic Hachigian
  • Police Marine Officer Michael Abramczyk
  • Records Clerk Rose Metayer

Unit Citation Medal:

  • Police Police Detective Zachary Aldridge; Police Detective Russell Johnson
  • Police K9 Officer Daniel Bussek; Police K9 Deny; Police Officer Gary Lew; Police Officer Nicholas Hernandez
    Special Recognition: Border Patrol Agent Vrigneau Volmar; Border Patrol Agent John Jones; Border Patrol Agent Samir Montanegro
  • Police Detective Zachary Aldridge; Police Officer Nicholas Hernandez; Police Officer Thomas Brendel
  • Police Detective Russell Johnson; Police Motor Officer Dominic Hachigian; Police Motor Officer Steven Miller; 
    Police Officer Nicholas Hernandez; Special Recognition: Deputy Sheriff Brian Fitch, PBSO; Deputy Sheriff Shana Bush, PBSO; Deputy Sheriff Joshua McCoy, PBSO

Commendation Medal:

  • Police Sergeant Andrew Council; Police Sergeant Edward Ciezak; Police Motor Officer Dominic Hachigian
  • Police Detective Michael Mize; Police Officer Delaney Trimble
  • Police Sergeant Andrew Council
  • Police Detective Yesenia Collura; Police Officer James Wright; Special Recognition: Police Officer Jason Hennessey, PBGPD

Excellent Police Duty Medal:

  • Police Officer James Wright
  • Police Officer Daniel Prud’Homme
  • Police Officer Trevor Davis
  • Police Detective Michael Mize

Meritorious Service Medal:

  • Police Officer Gary Lew; Police K9 Officer Daniel Bussek; Police K9 Deny
  • Police Detective Michael Mize; Police Officer Trevor Davis; Police K9 Officer Daniel Bussek; Police K9 Deny

Outstanding Unit Citation:

  • Police Sergeant Keith Koenig; Police Officer Thomas Brendel

Medal of Achievement:

  • Police Officer Trevor Davis
  • Police Sergeant Edward Ciezak; Police Detective George Lopez; Police Detective Michael Mize

Chiefs Medal of Excellence:

  • Police Detective Yesenia Collura; Special Recognition: Detective Brian Hansen, PBSO
  • Police Sergeant Javier Ortiz-Adarmes; Police Sergeant Keith Koenig; Police Sergeant Andrew Council; Police Sergeant Edward Ciezak; Police Detective George Lopez; Police Detective Jennifer Newman; Police Motor Officer Dominic Hachigian; Police Marine Officer Michael Abramczyk
  • VNPB Director of Information Technology Michael Applegate

Civilian of the Year:

  • Crime Analyst Alina Vassi                                                                                                   
Police Officer of the Year:

  • Police Officer Christopher Perez  



  1. Officer of The Year Award
  2. Employee of The Year

      Officer of the Year Award

  • 2021 Police Officer Christopher Perez
  • 2020 The Cold Case Squad: Police Sergeant Lou Pearson; Police Sergeant Henry Maki ; Police Detective                       Yesenia Collura; Police Detective Salvatore Mattino;  Police Motor Officer Dominic Hachigian 
  • 2019 Motor Police Officer Dominic Hachigian 
  • 2018 Police Officer of the Year Detective Yesenia Collura 
  • 2017 Police Officer Michael Shane Mize
  • 2016 Police Officer Edward Ciezak 
  • 2015 Detective Salvatore Mattino 
  • 2014 Detective Michael Piotrowski 
  • 2013 Field Training Sergeant Henry Maki 
  • 2012 K9 Police Officer James Kaminski
  • 2011 Sergeant Keith Koenig
  • 2011 Detective Kenneth Mildworm
  • 2010 Police Officer Lou Pearson
  • 2009 Detective Joe Yungk
  • 2007 Detective Stephanie Joyce