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Posted on 12 Apr 2013 by Cst. Terry Stanley
On the evening of Wednesday, April 10, 2013, the Cobourg Police Service held its fourth Annual Service Recognition Night at the Best Western Inn and Convention Centre, Ballroom. This event was organized by The Cobourg Police Association and the Police Services Board to thank each member past and present of the Cobourg Police Service for their excellent contribution to the community and the Service.

Members of the Cobourg Police Services Board, Mayor Gil Brocanier, Council, M.P. Rick Norlock and other dignitaries joined Chief Kai Liu to thank police service members and their families for their dedicated service and support.

The evening was highlighted with individuals being recognized with honours and awards. Recognized for their significant contributions and achievements in the field of policing, Police Chief Kai Liu, Deputy Police Chief Terry Demill and Retired Chief Paul Sweet were presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by MP Rick Norlock.

For his outstanding leadership and tireless effort to making a positive difference in the lives he encounters, Sergeant Paul Legere was singled out as this year’s recipient of the Chris Garrett Award for Professionalism in Policing. It is the highest Cobourg Police Service Award.

The Chris Garrett Award was commemorated in memory of Cobourg Police Constable Chris Garrett who in the early morning on May 15, 2004 was murdered responding to a robbery call. The recipient of this award is selected by the members of the Service.

Other Honours and Awards:

30 Year Exemplary Service Medal
• Deputy Chief Terry Demill

10 Year Part-time Service
• Special Constable Jim Puddy

10 Year Service
• Sergeant Paul Legere
• Constable Sabrina Veltkamp
• Wendy Kerr- Court Services

25 Year Service
• Karen Logeman