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FDL Police Dept 18th Annual Awards Recognition Winners

The Fond du Lac Police Department held it’s 18th Annual Awards Recognition dinner on October 23rd at the Marian University Stayer Center in Fond du Lac. The following is a list of this year’s award recipients.


Recently Retired 
Presented by Chief Bill Lamb and City Manager Joe Moore
Detective Patrick Primising–31 Years of Service

Longevity Service Awards Presented by Chief Bill Lamb and City Manager Joe Moore 

5 Years…School Resource Officer Kristina Meilahn, Officer Shawn Provot

10 Years…Officer Ben Hardgrove

15 Years…School Resource Officer Denny Vokes, Crime Prevention Officer Steve Olson, Officer Ragan Pecore

20 Years…Captain Jon Gutzmann, Lieutenant Tina Braun

25 Years…Officer Steve Endries, Records Clerk Lori Binner, Records Clerk Tamara Schanke

Distinguished Service Awards Presented by Chief Bill Lamb

Officer Ryan Williams and K-9 Grendel– (K-9 Handler 8-years with Grendel)


Unit Team Appointments (FTO and SWATPresented by Chief Bill Lamb


FTO— Officer Kieran Weed

SWAT— Officer Kyle Hoefer

 


Community Partnership Awards

Joe and Dawn Colwin Foundation…….……………Nominated by Chief Bill Lamb                                       
Vince and Bekki Kuber…….……………Nominated by Chief Bill Lamb                           
Central Wisconsin Gun Collectors
…….……………Nominated by Chief Bill Lamb

Fond De Vettes LTD…….……………Nominated by Chief Bill Lamb

Society Insurance…….……………Nominated by Chief Bill Lamb

 

Citizens Awards

Michael Owens, reported 2 suspicious subjects dressed in black entering former RollingMeadows Nursing Home, suspects apprehended in the act of burglary…………Nominated by Detective Lee Mikulec 
Kristin Lee, Manager of Elm’s Trailer Park for her assistance during the Rogler shooting incident December 2013…………Nominated by Captain Jon Gutzmann
Andrew Menting, reported a suspicious person dressed all in black with a bandana around the neck who dropped a handgun from his waistband, prevented an armed robbery of nearby business…………Nominated by Lieutenant Dave LeCaptain


Commander’s Award:

SCO Nicholas Hahn…….……………Nominated by Capt. Pat McKeough

…….……………Nominated by Capt. Pat McKeough

                            

Outstanding Arrests:

Lt. Tony Hahn (CD Smith Burglary) ………………Nominated by Capt. Rob Duveneck

Officer Jarid Pfalzgraf (CD Smith Burglary) ………………Nominated by Capt. Rob Duveneck

Officer Rebecca Kollmann (Theft/Fraud Case) ………………Nominated by Capt. Aaron Goldstein

SRO Kristian Meilahn (Sexual Assault Investigation) ………………Nominated by Capt. Pat McKeough

SRO Camille Vandermolen (Sexual Assault Investigation) ………………Nominated by Capt. Pat McKeough



 

Meritorious Service: 

…….……………Nominated by Assistant Chief Steve Thiry

                                              

Outstanding Team Efforts

William Wilcox Shooting Investigation, Nominated by Assistant Chief Steve Klein

Shannon Rogler Arson and Standoff, Nominated by Assistant Chief Steve Klein



Outstanding Achievement

Detective Steve Kaufman—Fond du Lac County Law Enforcement Executive Assocation President’s Award for 2014


A special thank you to the following that helped make the awards program special:


Society Insurance

The Police Spouses Auxiliary

Personal Touch Flowers and Gifts

Schreiner’s Restaurant                                                                           

Marian University


The Fond du Lac Police Awards Committee: Chief Bill Lamb, Asst. Chief Steve Klein, Asst. Chief Steve Thiry, Capt. Jon Gutzmann, Lt. Andy Gill, Lt. Jason Laridaen, Lt. Ed Wenzel, Lt. Tony Hahn, Officer Erik Foster, Officer Kari Gordee, Officer Ben Hardgrove, Records Clerk Lori Binner and Administrative Assistant Sherry Maass