Stamford and Bourne heroes commended at awards ceremony
Members of the public who helped to save lives and officers who have given decades of public service were among those recognised at a Lincolnshire Police awards ceremony last night.
Opening the event at Lincolnshire Police headquarters in Nettleham on Wednesday (September 12) Chief Constable Bill Skelly said: “We are here tonight to recognise the outstanding achievements of police officers, police staff and members of the public.”
The full list of recipients and their awards are as follows:
- Royal Humane Society Testimonials on Vellum: Adam Carter, Guy Taylor;
- Royal Humane Society Certificate of Commendation: Martin Keene;
- Royal Humane Society Resuscitation Certificate: Wendy Aspinall, Constable Robert Bentley, Detective Constable Georgia McCormack, James Nessa, Constable Billy Spencer-Kidd, Stephanie Barrett, Ellie Lane, Darren Peace, Lisa Rundle, Michelle Tyler;
- Certificates of Chief Constable’s Commendation and Royal Humane Society Resuscitation Certificate: Constable David Doe, Constable Tim Farmer;
- Certificate of Chief Constable’s Commendation: Detective Constable Samantha Baker;
- Long Service – 30 years: Richard Burge;
- Long Service – 20 years: Sally Picker;
- Special Constabulary Long Service Medal: Special Sergeant Peter Charles; and
- Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medals: Constable Joanne Pescador-Smith, Constable David Sharpe.
Awards were presented by Ian Walter, High Sheriff of Lincolnshire.
The event was also attended by the Deputy Police Crime and Commissioner, Stuart Tweedale.
*Get more details on the stories behind these awards in next week's Rutland & Stamford Mercury