Each year nominations are received and voted on by board members and an advisory team. This yearly event is to recognize the many dedicated, brave and heroic officers working the frontline, acknowledge those making a difference in our community and highlight the positive contributions that the private security industry makes in protecting life and property.

2008 – 2009

MEDAL OF VALOR

Kevin Brown
Bobby Wienman
Steven Pruitt
Thomas Connors
Eric Surbito
Vic Rioux
Dan Boylan

LIFESAVER AWARD

Pat Rein
Cary Bowen
Bryce Lyner

MERIT AWARD

James Bower
Garry Fuller
Lydia Stearns

OFFICER OF THE MONTH

Jeff Ahring    
Barry Cahn  
Clyde Johnson   
Peter Sands   
Michelle Roberts 

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Jeff Ahring
Ray Pacheco
Chandrea Harden
Ken Wheeler
John Slaughter
Dave Fowler

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Jon Walson

PURPLE HEART MEDAL

John Ruiz

PURPLE HEART MEDAL OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Lt. John Sturp
Matthew Prindle

2010

MEDAL OF VALOR

Mike Jones
Rueben Torres
Joe Marchese
Chad Butterfild
Robyn Salmon
Joe Jacovino     
Alan Copeland
James Tello
Hector Lara
Alfonso Roberts
Agatha Westbury  
Troy Campbell
Phillip Hastings
Samuel Robertson

LIFESAVER AWARD

Sgt. Herbert Hall
Richard Johnson

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

Raymond Mendez
Gregory Cook
Tracy Barnes

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Danny Martinez 
Michael Hollingsworth 
Frank Holmes 
Maxwell Bass 
Donato Sinsi

OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Mike Jones

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

Alan Marion Jr 
Lonnie Muhammad 
Richard Craighead

2011 – 2012

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Julio Garcia
Keith Seagrave
Frank Turvey
Gary Catillo
Robert Dale
Verna Littlejohn

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Jimmy Rogers Jr
Jerome Inman
Sgt. William Pingley
Capt. Mark Petty
Eric Gordon
Leonard Gadbois
Mike Thornhill
Curt M. Davis Jr
Don Williams

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

Jeff Karpovich
Gheorge Mihai
Lawrence Coates
Franklin Wright
Beatrice Moore
Aimee Roberts
Michael C Bly

MEDAL OF VALOR

Salim (Kain) Altaie
Jerome Inman
Eric Gordon
Gabriel Grohol
David Morrison
David Felman

LIFESAVER AWARD

Carl T Dougherty Jr
Charles Franks
Kendra IWilliams
Michael P Rolfes
Mark Warren
Brandon Skalak
Omar Salgado

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

Kevin Cavanaugh
Lisa Goforth
Larry Price
Trena Rogers

FOUNDER'S AWARD

Ken Kingman
Michael Thornhill

OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Stanly Carpenter
William Holts
Brian Baker
Catherine Lane

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Dani Deere
J Buford Tune
Frank Turvey
Greg Lugn

2013

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

Keith Staywood
Joe Gray
Brice Lombardi
Michael Thornhill
Troy Atkins
Bob Chauncey
Leonard B Glasser
Paul Hemmert
Shannon Kennedy
Greg Jarmon Jr
Daniel S Newton

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Rodolfo Raul Dela Rosa
Fran Hutchinson
Diego Mendoza
Dan Kelliher
Alaaeldin M Ali
Ruben L Pardo
Daniel J Lewis
William Merrick
Matt Wilson
Jason Kiehl
Robert Hudson
Michael Tynan
Mary Kingman

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

Donald Thompson
Steven Wood
Kevin Bowers
Brian Becton
Troy Walden
Kyle Vidlock
Daniel S Newton

MEDAL OF VALOR

Phil Canstoni
Jeffrey Mays
David Longworth
Kurt Owens Jr
Richard Faulkner
William Copperson
James Gorman

LIFESAVER AWARD

Stanley Roberts
Kevin Ware
Michael P Rolfes
Ross Weittenhiller
Myisha Pullman
Samuel Duncan

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

Mary Kingman
Larry Cutter

FOUNDER'S AWARD

Michael Thornhill

NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

William C Whitmmore

2014

LIFESAVER AWARDS

Scott Peterson
William Byrnes
Brian Crist
Heath Galliardt
Jason Macdonald
Alec West
Brian Scott
Doug Pierrelee

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

John T Hudson
Mary Beth Moore
Tracy Orr
James Demumbra
Capt. Reginald Thompson
Capt. Tasha Plaza
Lt Felix Rivera
Capt James Robinson
Lt Andrew Kelly
Jeffrey Rupright

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

Samuel Brooks
Colin Starr
Chaplain Francis Hall
Chaplain Peter Tilbe
Chaplain Bob Chauncey
Shyla Johnson
Chief Andrew Harper
Lt. James Curry Jr

MEDAL OF VALOR

James C Witherspoon
Chief Greg J Jarmon
Major Torrence Benjamen
Clarice Pointer

LEADERSHIP AWARD

Dominick Arigo
Denny Stewart

DIRECTOR'S AWARD

Hal S Gindrow
Scotty Prescott
Timothy O’leary

FOUNDER'S AWARD

Dan Sinisi
Alan Shaw

CHAPTER PRESIDENT OF THE YEAR

Michael Thornhill

EDUCATION & AWARENESS

Michael Thornhill

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Peter Crowley
Becky Foster

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Robert Cochran

2015 – 2016

LIFESAVER AWARDS

Jeremy Haas
Kenneth Franks
Jonathan Hurley
Brad Pinkerton
Richard Cochran
Lon Higley
James Macabee
Deputy Darlene Crawford
Matthew Woodley
Deputy Albin Boyse
Joe Reed
Ana Hernandez
Angela Wilson-Markas
Michelle Perez
Keith Donahoo

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Betsy Bratner Smith
Dave Smith
Paul Durgen
Frederick J Mccann
Michael Thornhill
Charles Kelly

FOUNDER'S AWARD

Richard Rodriguez

MEDAL OF VALOR

Earnest Johnson
Kevin Hankerson
Jourael Apostolides
Robert Bennett
Tyler Bibbins
Matt Dolin
Jason Rowley

MERITORIOUS AWARD

Chris Bennett
Paul Hardgraves
Bennie Wright
Frank Calhoun
Hollie Rogers
Nathan Brookes
Hal Fullerton
Oscar Garcia
Phi Nguyen

EXCELLENCE IN MOTION

Bruce Stafford
Michael T Jones
Ethan Collins
Beth Hunter
Amy Rhinehart
Jimmy Stonehall
John Paco Thomas Hudson

 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Marcum Pullman

2017

LIFESAVER AWARDS

Marcus Lee Roberts
Tony Franks
Troy Melendez

MERITORIOUS

Brian O’Brien
Kevin Lemmerson

MEDAL OF VALOR

Edward J Mumford
Stacy Potts
Jonathan Aguilar

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL

Frank Griffin
Larry Falterwell

REGIONAL OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Buford Forester
Stephanie McCormick

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Stephen Fontaine
Manny Lopez

PRESIDENT’S EDUCATION AWARD

Marcus Bronson
Michael Joyfield

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Debra Brown
Debra Jones
Nate Foster
Francine Carter
Leonard Glasser
Robert Grubb

CHAPLAINS APPRECIATION AWARD

Troy Fuller
Casey Long
Anthony Boyum

FOUNDER’S AWARD

Hiram Libby

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Michael Thornhill
Peter Crowe

2018

LIFESAVER AWARDS

Officer Paul Robertson
Officer Susan Woodard
Officer Jacob Fredenberg
Police Corporal Garrett Bennett
Major Sequoia Williams
Officer Brion Koenig
Officer William Demantis
Special Law Enforcement Officer Iii Roger Caron
Officer Luis Dominguez
Corporal Tre Harper
Officer Tj Albergo

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Everett E Stein
Capt. Carron Elder
Joann Johnson
Allan Davis
Chief William Drechsel
Dr. Robert Grubb
Donnie Cantwell

 

EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Dr. Phillip Moore

EXCELLENCE IN ACTION

Off. Marcus Johnson
Sgt. Julie Forley
Officer Rodney Cummings
Officer Lee Guiliani

PURPLE HEART

Chief Stephen P Cruz
Officer Martin Robertson

MEDAL OF VALOR

Captain Steven Stedamyer
Officer Bruce Ferguson
Police Lt. William Underwood
Capt. Craig Worthington

 

MERITORIOUS AWARDS

Dep. Chief William Sterling Johnson
Off. Theodore Burns
Ranger Christopher Kesterson
Sgt. Eric Fine
Officer Andy Mueske
Officer Jeremy Schulz
Off. Leo Gukeisen
Off. Ladonna Vaughn

CHAPLAIN SERVICE AWARD

Rev. Bryce C Howard

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Capt. Craig Worthington