Police Department Employee Recognition


 On behalf of Chief J. Jeffrey Smythe and the Administration staff, thank you for the great job you do for the Burlington Police Department and our City, your efforts are sincerely appreciated.  We would like to wish you our most sincere congratulations.

2016

Detective
​ Balog
Class C Commendation Awarded for the completion of a seven month long drug/homicide investigation resulting in arrests across the state.
Officer Pettigrew Award of
​ Excellence
Awarded for going the "extra mile" to help an arrestee in need, personally paying for him to have a place to stay for a night.
Officer​Henderson Award of
​ Excellence
Awarded for an Investigation into over 130 incidents of fraudulent prescriptions.  Earning the attention of the FBI and the US Postal Service
Detectives of the
​Criminal
​Investigation Division &
​N. Snowden
Award of
​Excellence
Awarded for their dedication and hard work and countless hours put into investigating multiple homicides over a four month period.
Officers
​Elliot &
​Giroux
Award of Excellence Awarded for accurately portraying detailed drawings of traffic intersections making them accessable to each officer
A. Satterfield Award of Excellence Awarded for working to ensure the department is hiring the highest qualified candidates for each position.
Telecommunicator
​McCann &
​Taylor
Award of Excellence Awarded for their quick action in gaining valuable information during an active situation resulting in a rapid response and assisting detectives. 
Officers
​Keeter, Turner
​Edwards, Wright
​ 
Award of
​Excellence
Awarded for voluntarily stepping in to fill staffing needs in the field training program, allowing the department to efficiently provide well-trained officers.
Officer
​Faucette
Award of Excellence
​Awarded for going above and beyond the call of duty to help a citizen in distress and ensuring the safety of a stranded motorist.
Officer
​Ostman
Award of Excellence Awarded for her part in a community policing effort that has resulted in making a difference to those residents.  Demonstrating above average knowledge of the district and caring interaction with it's members.
Officers
​Theriault &
​Walker
Award of Excellence Awarded for their work in specific neighborhoods where violent crime had been taking place, and for identifying  potential threats to the community and law enforcement.
B. Holloman Award of Excellence Awarded for participation in community events as well as educating the public on the procedures for dialing 911.

2015
Officer Henderson       
Award of Excellence
Awarded for his work in assisting with a Homicide which put CID in a great position to close the case with the arrest of two suspects.

Officer Darden

Award of Excellence
Awarded for their professionalism, decision making and integrity. 
Officer Parks

Class A Commendations

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts. Officer Parks made a tourniquet for a gunshot victim which saved the victim's life, without Officer Parks quick thinking the victim would have succumbed to his injury.
Officer Spell

Class A Commendations

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts.  Officer Spell made a tourniquet for a gunshot victim which saved the victim's life, without Officer Spell's quick thinking the victim would have succumbed to his injury.
Officer Kology

Award of Excellence
Awarded for their direct action and efforts to end a larceny crime spree which cleared cases in Burlington and Reidsville.
Officer Mitchell

Class A Commendation
Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts.  He remained calm while assisting EMS, he also acted as an liaison between the family and officers at the scene.

2014 

S. Lackey

Award of Excellence

Awarded for their direct actions and effort to help raise money for the Cops Care program.
Officer Kahn

Award of Excellence

Awarded for their direct actions and effort to help raise money for the Cops Care program.
Officer Topete

Award of Excellence

Awarded for their direct actions and dedication in arranging to have smoke detectors installed in home of families of the Hispanic speaking community. This event will help to improve relations between the Hispanic community and emergency personnel.
J. Jobe

Award of Excellence

 Awarded for their direct actions, quick thinking and keen observations a suspect was located and arrested.

Officer Leight

Class C Commendation

Awarded for their direct actions and going above and beyond what is normally required during the regular performance of their assigned duties to protect their teammates and co-workers.

Officer Elliott

Class C Commendation
Awarded for their direct actions and going above and beyond what is normally required during the regular performance of their assigned duties to protect their teammates and co-workers.

 Officer Walkerwhite
Class C Commendation
 Awarded for their direct actions and going above and beyond what is normally required during the regular performance of their assigned duties to protect their teammates and co-workers.
Officer Gardner

Class C Commendation
Awarded for their direct actions and going above and beyond what is normally required during the regular performance of their assigned duties to protect their teammates and co-workers.
Officer Gerringer

Class A Commendation

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer L. Brown

Class A Commendation

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer Denny

Class A Commendation

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer Coggins

Class A Commendation

Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer Theriault
Class A Commendation
Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer S. Brown

Class A Commendation 
Awarded for their direct actions and life saving efforts and selfless dedication in risking their personal safety to attend to the medical needs of a person in distress.
Officer Elliott

Award of Excellence

Awarded for their direct actions to communicate and calm a mental patient who was threatening to harm themselves.  Officer Elliott was able to stay calm and defuse the situation.
Officer Petty


Award of Excellence
 
Awarded for their direct actions and investigation, of a Human Trafficking case which resulted in numerous arrest throughout NC and several other states.
Officer Stone

Award of Excellence 
 
Awarded for their direct actions and investigation, quick thinking in preventing further property damage and potential injury to persons. 

Officer
Sartwell 


Award of
 Excellence 
Awarded for their direct actions and investigation of breaking and entering suspects which prevented numerous other victims from suffering a B&E loss.
Officer
Brown 

Award of Excellence Awarded for their direct actions and investigation of breaking and entering suspects which prevented numerous other victims from suffering a B&E loss.