Cambridge Police Honors Officers at 12th Annual Awards Ceremony


Last week, hundreds of friends, family members and city dignitaries gathered in the Kresge Auditorium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to honor the remarkable work done by citizens, personnel, and sworn officers that helped make the City of Cambridge a safer and more welcoming community in 2013.

Over one hundred awards were presented at the ceremony, which was held in honor and remembrance of fallen M.I.T. Officer Sean Collier. In addition to officers with the Cambridge Police, representatives with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Middlesex District Attorney, Cambridge Fire Department, Cambridge Community Center and Marriot Hotel Security received awards. 

More than a dozen officers, as well as the Cambridge Police Special Response Team, Explosive Ordnance Unit and Peer Support Team received awards for their heroic work during and following the Boston Marathon bombings. 

Other notable awards were presented to:

                        Officer Oswaldo Ortiz, 2013 Specialist of the Year 
                        Sergeant Maureen Ford, 20013 Superior Office of the Year 
                        Detective David A. Atherton, 2013 Detective of the Year 
                        Officer Raymond R. Pina, Jr., 2013 Officer of the Year

The Cambridge Police Department would like to thank all of those who attended the ceremony, especially Mayor David Maher, City Manager Richard Rossi, City Councilors Leland Cheung, Dennis Carlone and Marc McGovern, M.I.T. Police Chief John DiFava, Assistant Cambridge Fire Chief Gerard Mahoney, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, the Carroll and Loughrey families, and M.I.T. for hosting the event.

For photos, please visit the Cambridge Police "Awards Ceremony" photo album on Facebook.

Complete List of Winners:





William Loughrey Medal of Valor


Officer Michael J. Cherubino




Officer Peter A. Vellucci, Jr.


Albert G. Eckardt Medal Of Commendation                             


Detective Daniel McNeill




Detective James F. Diggins




Detective Donald R. Mahoney




Detective Kevin A. Donofrio




Detective George M. Tavares




Detective Brian E. Hussey




Officer James M. Brown




Officer Sean M. Lowe


Distinguished Service Award (Medal)


Father Matthew J. Westcott


40 Years of Service – 1974


Sergeant Paul J. Oppedisano




Officer John B. Sanchez


30 Years of Service – 1984


Supt. Christopher J. Burke




Lieutenant Daniel Reagan




Sergeant Louis F. Cherubino, Jr.




Sergeant Joseph F. Keough 




Officer Edward J. Burke




Officer John E. Callinan




Officer Paul E. Callinan




Officer Thomas E. Kelley




Officer Stephen W. Kervick




Officer Austin N. Maxwell




Officer Louis I. Neal




Officer Mary A. Washington


25 Years of Service -    1989    


Deputy Supt. Stephen A. Ahern




Lieutenant John J. Lang




Lieutenant Dennis M. O’Connor




Sergeant Joseph A. DeSimone, Jr.




Sergeant John F. Fulkerson




Sergeant John E. Gardner




Officer David G. Albert




Officer Paul S. Bentubo




Officer Oral J. Bynoe




Officer Mark J. Donahue            




Officer Kevin A. Dottin




Officer John P. Drewicz, Jr.




Officer Stephen P. Kelly




Officer Stephen B. Killion               




Officer Peter N. Neal




Officer Kathleen M. Sullivan




Officer Edward M. Watson




Det. Sgt. Silverio Ferreira, Jr.




Detective Brian P. Branley




Detective John W. Crowley




Detective Ann C. Dimascio




Detective Kevin A. Donofrio


Herbert Halliday Lifesaving Ribbon


Sergeant William C. Bates




Officer Michael J. Cherubino


Commissioner’s Unit Award-Ribbon


Lt. George J. Sabbey




Det. Sergeant Thomas R. Ahern




Detective Angel E. Barbosa




Officer Neil W. Bogonovich




Officer Devon G. Brooks




Officer Alexander G. Colovos




Officer Darin Cromwell




Officer Stephen W. Kervick




Detective Edward M. Liberacki




Officer Michael S. Medeiros




Officer David M. Porter




Officer Brian M. Pugliares




Officer Hector M. Vicente




Officer Buckowe Yam




Sergeant Edward J. Frammartino




Detective Brian P. Branley




Officer Edward J. Burke




Officer Stephen W. Lyons  




Officer Peter N. Neal




Officer Sean P. Tierney




Officer Eugene M. Bustillo




Officer Jason R. Callinan




Officer Paul J. Coutinho




Detective John W. Crowley




Detective James F. Diggins




Officer Shawn M. Lynch




Sgt. Kathleen M. Murphy, Ret.




Det. Charlotte E. Morris. Ret.




Captain Gregory M. Carter




Lieutenant Jeremy A. Walsh




Fire Fighter Hugh F. Devlin




Fire Fighter Scott A. Voltz




Fire Fighter Jeffery M. McGourty


Cambridge Police Law Enforcement Award



Special Agent Errol C. Flynn

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security


Special Agent Stacy T. Fleischmann U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security


Stephen M. Gilpatric

Assistant District Attorney


Retirement Award



Sergeant George A. Donovan, III




Sergeant Kathleen M. Murphy




Officer Richard F. Lauziere




Officer Austin N. Maxwell




Officer Glenn B. Marshall


Administrative Award of Merit


Officer Cameron O. Deane


Allen T. McPherson Citizen’s Service Award                                               


Mr. John Ward


Larry Burke Community Policing Award



Cambridge Community Center

The Hip Hop Transformation


Darrin Michael Korte


Lyricc Jaylin Allen


Tyrone Jaquian Bruce


Jampierre Ivan Cabrera-Reyes


Emiliano Tali Espinoza Duran


Genesis Fernando Flores




Fernandes Frandy Francois




Amman T. Mitchell


Tracey Riche


Yachelle Cornet


Maxwell Zegans




Officer Michael A. Daniliuk




Officer Anthony J. Santiago




Officer Michael J. Miceli




Dispatcher Robert J. Ciriello, Jr.


Patrol Officer of the Year       


Officer Raymond R. Pina, Jr.


Detective of the Year


Detective David A. Atherton


Specialist Officer of the Year


Officer Oswaldo R. Ortiz


Superior Officer of the Year    


Sergeant Maureen B. Ford


William J. Carroll Letter of Commendation


Officer John E. Callinan




Officer David J. Fimiani




Officer Michael J. Miceli




Officer Daniel P. Burroso




Officer Matthew J. Mahoney




Officer Andrew Topouzoglou




Officer Joseph M. Kelley




Officer Jarred R. Cabral




Officer Kevin Medeiros




Officer Edmund A. Costa




Officer Michael P. Taylor




Officer  Mark S. Clavette  




Detective Kevin F. Branley




Detective Angel E. Barbosa




Officer Michael D. Nickerson




Officer Anthony J. Bongiorno




Detective Brian O’Connor




Detective Joseph G. Murphy




Officer Steven S. Allen




Detective Kevin A. Donofrio




Detective Brian E. Hussey




Detective Agrait Collazo




Detective Janie Munro




Officer Frank Lange




Officer William J. LaMonica




Officer Brendon Pasco




Officer Carlos F. Aquino




Officer Jonathan Martins




Officer Brendan O’Hearn



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