2018 Meritorious Conduct Awards

Each year the Meritorious Conduct Board reviews recommendations for employee awards based on outstanding acts or performances in which a citizen or officer demonstrates superior public service. This year 30 individuals were honored for their professional and courageous service. The following individuals were presented with their respective awards on April 16, 2018 at the Mesquite City Council meeting.

The Officer and Civilian of the Year Awards

4-16-18 PD Awards - Officer of the Year - Brandon Keys
4-16-18 PD Awards - Civilian of the Year - Sharon Moore (2938x2322)

Officer of the Year - Officer Brandon Keys

Mayor Stan Pickett presents Officer Brandon Keys with the Officer of the Year Award. Read more about Officer Keys and his service to our community.

Civilian of the Year - Sharon Moore

Mayor Stan Pickett presents Public Service Professional Sharon Moore with the Civilian of the Year Award. Read more about Ms. Moore and her service to our community.

Police Commendation

Matthew Barnes, James Harrison, Angela Hensley, Lauren Finkbeiner, Officer Brandon Keys, Sergeant Brad Meyer, Cindy Meyer, Nelly Perdomo, Mark Russell, Officer Bruce Sales and Captain Doug Yates.

The Lifesaving Bar

The Lifesaving Bar may be awarded to any police employee for the saving of a human life or for prolonging their life to the extent that the victim was released to the care of medical authorities. The following individuals received the Lifesaving Bar:

Officer Joshua Barnes, Officer Troy Burke, Officer Jessica Donalson, Officer Olivia Elliott, Officer Richard Houston, Officer Robert Keith, Officer Patrick King, Officer Matthew McCloud, Officer Joshua Mull, Officer Christopher Odom, Officer Zachary Scott, and Officer Bobby Thongsavat.

The Certificate of Merit

The Certificate of Merit is awarded to police employees for outstanding or superior performance in any assignment over a prolonged period of time. Such performance is to be clearly defined as exceptional, placing them well above other officers or civilian of equal rank or grade. The following individual received the Certificate of Merit:

David Christopherson, Kelly Liptrap and Nicole Phillips.

The Certificate of Civic Achievement

The Certificate of Civic Achievement is awarded to police employees who bring favorable recognition to the department through their involvement in civic affairs while acting in the capacity of an employee and representative of the Mesquite Police Department. The following individuals received the Certificate of Civic Achievement:

Sharon Moore and Officer Torrey Rhone.

The Citizen's Certificate of Merit

The Citizen's Certificate of Merit is awarded to citizens for outstanding service to our community. Such performance is to be clearly defined as exceptional. The following individuals received the Citizen's Certificate of Merit:

Stephanie Rhone and Ashley Woodruff.

Past Meritorious Conduct Awards

2016 Meritorious Conduct Awards

2017 Meritorious Conduct Awards