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It is the purpose of this policy to establish guidelines for recognizing exemplary service by departmental personnel and to provide protocols for the presentation of awards and related recognition for such service.
The recognition of personal excellence is an important aspect of this department’s activities. Presenting departmental awards for meritorious service provides that recognition, thereby enhancing departmental morale, reinforcing the department’s commitment to the maintenance of a high standard of performance by its members, and motivating personnel to perform their duties at the highest possible level. Therefore, it is the policy of this department to recognize and reward meritorious service through an awards program to be administered under the procedures set forth here in.