Lifesaving Award: The Lifesaving Award recognizes employee(s) extraordinary actions while affecting or attempting to affect a lifesaving rescue or any other acts that would be considered lifesaving. This award is for actions rendered beyond normal first aid whether or not the employee is on or off duty.
Officer Ashley Aversa
Officer of the Year: A sworn officer, below the rank of sergeant, who has demonstrated exemplary job performance and/or other accomplishments that far exceeds the exceptional level expected of a sworn officer.
Officer Ethan Bachman
Civilian Employee of the Year: A civilian employee who has demonstrated exemplary job performance and/or other accomplishments that far exceeds the exceptional level expected of their position.
Supervisor of the Year: A supervisor of the rank of sergeant, lieutenant, captain and civilian supervisor or manager who has demonstrated exemplary job performance and/or accomplishments that far exceeds the exceptional level expected of their position.
Sergeant Craig Reynolds
Communications Supervisor Cynthia Boldt
Distinguished Service Award: Any employee of the Huntington Beach Police Department, who displays continued excellent work, achieves significant accomplishments that positively influence the department and community, and model the Organizational Values of the Department throughout their career.
Detective Erik Himert
Crime Fighter Award: This award recognizes employee(s) whose actions or performance, above the standard performance of their position, have resulted in a significant arrest or solved a significant crime trend that has positively influenced the community and department.
Officer Arthur Villa
Unit/Team Award: The Unit/Team Award recognizes members of any group (unit, squad, detail, assignment, or other group) for outstanding contributions during a major incident, event of great significance or major contribution to the organization or the community.
Records Unit - Nadia Adams, Tina Addam, Elena Bugarin, Limei Chi, Shantel Collins, Erma Escarrega, Margie Frame, Giulia Giorgi, Stacy Hibbard, Hilary Hudson, Laura Hunt, Lourdes Maeda, Carly Normandin, Morgan Pochon,Patricia Rea, Kimberly Rodriguez, Regina Sanbrano, Rachel Seldon, Jennifer Takayama, Heather Thompson, Ann Watanabe, Lee Zablan
Homeless Task Force - Officer Ian Macleith, Officer Uriah Mungle, Officer Michael Carsten, Officer Christopher Simpson
MADD Law Enforcement Recognition Awards
Officer Damien Velasco 39 arrests
Officer Brandon Rockett 36 arrests
Officer David Avalos 27 arrests
Street Cops Awards:
Officer of the Year - Sean Easton
Detective of the Year - Richard Chen
Traffic/Aero Officer of the Year - Mike Lyons
Civilian Employee of the Year - Michelle Fiore
Mayor's Excellence Awards:
Employees of the Month - 2020
January - N/A
February - Taylin Seitz
March - Thoby Archer
April - Veronica Navarro-Martinez
May - Ed Clair, Marla Kalkus, Miriam Garcia, Robin Haught
June - Bobby Frahm
July - Dave Humphreys
August - Lisa Roberts
September - N/A
October - Jon Deliema
November - Juan Munoz
December - Virginia Clara
City of Huntington Beach
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
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