Cambridge Police Honors Officers at 12th Annual Awards Ceremony


5/7/2014

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:

AWARDS

 

NAME

 

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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