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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 at the Greentree Country Club. City, police and law enforcement officials gathered with families and community leaders to pay tribute to the New Rochelle Police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, and recognize the accomplishments of current department members.
Police Officer Leticia Lua was named Office of the Year, Detective Matthew Velasco received New Rochelle Chamber Investigator of the Year Award, and Community Service Officer Elmo Palomino was honored as Civilian Employee of the Year.
“This important ceremony remembers those officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice, and recognizes the valuable work done by our members this past year,” said Commissioner Robert Gazzola.
The following awards were also presented:
Police Memorial Essay Award
Empress Ambulance Lifesaving Award
Community Engagement and Outreach Award
Police Commissioner’s Award
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