Cornwall police officers and staff commended at awards ceremony
Recognition of outstanding work, bravery and dedication
On Thursday 9 May 2019, Devon and Cornwall Police held an award ceremony celebrating the achievements of police officers, staff and members of the public across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.
In total, 40 police officers, 2 members of police staff and 6 citizens were recognised for their outstanding work, bravery, professionalism and selfless actions relating to incidents that had taken place across Cornwall and Isles of Scilly in the past 12 months.
The awards were presented by Chief Superintendent Jim Pearce, Superintendent Ian Drummond-Smith, Temporary Superintendent Mark Bolt and Detective Superintendent Sharon Donald at a ceremony in County Hall, Truro.
PC Graeme Hemborogh, PC Dale Parker, PC Ellie Sherburn and
PC Alice McKinnon
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their professionalism and selflessness in helping a man who tried to commit suicide, working tirelessly together to manage the difficult situation and ensure the man received the treatment and support he needed.
PCSO Linzi Regan
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for her professionalism and commitment to her role, supporting her local community and preventing anti-social behaviour with in her area.
PS Christopher Miles, PC Mark Rowe, PC Michelle Dunne and
PC Nicholas Rowe
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their dedication to duty and saving a women’s life after she had tried to commit suicide.
PS Marc Griffin, PS Graeme Condie and PC Robert Jenkin
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their bravery, leadership and empathy in the face of danger after they dealt with a man who threatened to set fire to himself and his home in Truro.
PS David Nielson and PC James Merrikin
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their bravery and intervention to prevent a man from committing suicide at Lusty Glaze, Newquay.
PC Alan Lenton and PC David Legge
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their professionalism and team work to tackle man who was in possession of a knife and intended to hurt his family and himself in April 2018.
Police Staff Investigator Rebekah Palmer – Jones
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate to recognise her duties and responsibilities as a Police Staff Investigator within the SODAIT team, and her engagement with the Transgender Community to tackle, educate and raise awareness of sexual consent.
Detective Constable Ella Clarke
Other members of the local investigation team
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for their determination and dedication to reduce dwelling burglaries within West Cornwall.
Detective Constable David Stamp
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate for his victim focus approach, hard work and restoring of public confidence following a domestic abuse incident involving a young women who had been abused by her boyfriend.
SUPERINTENDENT’S CERTIFICATE AND GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Detective Constable Aaron Heath (Superintendent’s Certificate)
Mr Karl Turner (Chief Superintendent’s Good Citizenship Award)
Received the Superintendent’s Certificate and the Chief Superintendent’s Good Citizenship Award for their public spiritedness after apprehending a dangerous driver and preventing further accidents in April 2018.
CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT’S COMMENDATION
PC Joshua Laine
Received the Chief Superintendent’s Commendation for his courage and bravery in dealing with an abusive man who was armed, resolving the incident without injury and showing compassion to the offender knowing he needed help and support.
DS Helen Coakley, DC Simon Stone, DC Damian Ayling, DC Helen Pharo and DC Sarah Brown
Received the Chief Superintendent’s Commendation for their professionalism and dedication as a team. Consistently demonstrating strong work ethics, personal drive and commitment to protecting the public and delivering excellent service.
PC Anton Sandercock
Received the Chief Superintendent’s Commendation for his professionalism and dedication to duty preventing a female from jumping off a bridge whilst he was off-duty.
GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD
Mrs Jean Bell
Received the Good Citizenship Award in recognition of her swift, decisive and selfless actions to help save the victims lives after an accident the A38 near Landrake.
Luke Andrews and Dan Waite
Received the Good Citizenship Award for their selfless actions after preventing a young women from committing suicide at Truro Train Station.
District Nurses Charlotte Heard and Kerenza Gilbert
Received the Good Citizenship Award for their dedication and commitment to duty after being first on the scene and assisting with a road traffic collision in July 2018.
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