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Police Awards and Commendations

Fraternal Order of Police / Oregon Lodge 110
Oregon Police Division - Awards Committee

Welcome to the Awards and Commendation section of the Oregon Police Division website.  Annually, the Oregon Police Division holds a banquet to honor the outstanding and exemplary efforts put forth by members of the community and Officers of the police division.  These individuals are recognized in areas that include Valor, Distinction, Achievement, and Lifesaving.  The awards banquet is organized under the direction of the nominated Awards Committee that is comprised of two Sergeants, two Patrolmen, and one Dispatcher.

In the Awards and Commendation section, descriptions of the various awards and the criteria required to be nominated  is provided. The Oregon Police Division will post the recipients of the various awards from the latest Awards Banquet.  It is through the generous donations and contributions of our community members and businesses that this Awards Banquet is made possible.

Please take a few moments to view all those who have offered their support.  If you are interested in supporting the Oregon Fraternal Order of Police Awards Program, please contact the police division.

Award Types and Criteria Required

Class 'A' Awards

Medal of Valor

Awarded to any active member of the division who distinguishes him of herself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of great danger, conspicuous among his/her comrades clearly distinguishing his/her bravery above and beyond the call of duty.  This is the Police Division's highest honor and may be awarded posthumously.  Necessary elements: Active Authorized Personnel - Bravery or Gallantry at the risk of life or limb, beyond doubt - Clearly above and beyond the call of duty - If not done, would not reflect negatively on the officer.

Distinguished Service

Awarded to any active member of the division who perfroms an individual act of heroism, not amounting to that required for the Medal of Valor, or individual acts of extreme high levels of service that extends over a period of time.  A Silver Star will be presented with the Medal of Distinguished Service in acts of heroism.

Divisional Achievement

Awarded to any active member of the division who has consistently conducted themselves in a professional manner, to include such traits as courtesy, dependability, cooperation, fairness, general knowledge, integrity, professionalism, loyalty, teamwork, and work effort; and in so doing have promoted a positive image of themselves and the Oregon Police Division.  Members of the division must have 10 years of continuous service in the division to be eligible for this award.

Officer of the Year

Annual award that is presented to an officer or dispatcher as nominated by members of the department by popular vote.  Based on accumulation of meritorious service as well as cooperation with co-workers.

Purple Heart

Awarded to any active member of the division who, while on duty or in the act of performing a law enforcement function while off-duty has been killed, wounded, or injured as a direct result of any purposeful or neglected act by an individual or individuals, during the commission of or while fleeing immediately after the commission of a criminal offense, said injuries requiring immediate medical attention of hospitalization.

Lifesaving

Awarded to any active member of the division who saves or attempts to save a human life through application of medical efforts exceeding the normal call of duty.  The saving or attempting to save a life by rescue of a person that is in imminent danger of death.

Other Awards

Years of Service

Safe Driving

Merit Commendations

Citizen Merit Commendations

Honor Guard Member

Detective Bureau

Field Training Officer

Special Response Team

D.A.R.E.

School Resource Officer

2013 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

C&W Tank Cleaning Curtice Hy-Flash Fouty & Co., Inc.
Freeway Restaurant Freck Funeral Chapel Alan Miller Jewelers
Suds on the Run Mobile Grooming Oriental Garden Restaurant Toledo Alfalfa Mills
A.A. Boos & Sons, Inc. Johnny's on the Spot Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home
Eagle's Landing Golf Course Country Club Apartments National Bank of Oak Harbor
Bay Area Credit Union Gladieux Home Center Envirosafe Services of Ohio
Woodville Surplus Superior Uniform Sales, Inc. Tesco
Eggleston Meinert Pavley Funeral Homes Little Caesar's Pizza Meijer
Oregon Inn on Bayshore

 

Community Sponsors

Country Squire Animal Hospital Pearson's "Too" John Zatko Dentistry Erie Shores Self Storage Bennett Enterprises

Special Appreciation

Event Design Professionals - Barb Castillo, Event Specialist

Frames USA
(Award Framing Services)

Entenmann Rovin 
(Medals and Citation Bar Supplier) 

Grand Lubell Photography
(Photobooth - Live)

Taze Music Factory
(DJ / Music and Lighting Services)

Maumee Bay State Park
(Banquet Services) 

 
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