OFFICERS from Fairfield and Cabramatta local area commands were recognised for their service to the police force at an awards ceremony at Cabra-Vale Diggers Club last Wednesday.
Among the awards presented were the Western Australia Police Certificate of Appreciation, the Queensland Flood and Cyclone Citation and Local Area Commander's Commendations.
Local Area Commander's Commendations were presented to Senior Constable Peter Bailey, Senior Constable Russell Williams, Constable Christopher Cooper and Constable Andrew Tawadrous.
Fairfield Superintendent Peter Lennon said the commendations were awarded to these officers for their initiative, professionalism and excellent police work.
The Queensland Flood and Cyclone Citation acknowledged the contribution of various agencies towards ensuring an effective response and core police services were maintained during the flood and cyclone disaster of 2010 to 2011.
A Commissioner's Unit Citation was awarded to Leading Senior Constable David Ray from the Cabramatta local area command.