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Public Service Announcement - Awards Ceremony

Join us at the Public Safety Commissioners’ Meeting tonight,Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the New Garden Township Municipal Building located at 299 Starr Road for our annual Award and Recognition Ceremony.  The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is recognizing several police officers for their exceptional work in 2017!

2017 DUI Enforcement Award Recipients:

Police Officer Stephen Syska – 1st Year Award
Police Officer Raymond Sullivan – 1st Year Award
Police Officer Matthew Cordone – 1st Year Award
Police Officer 1st Class Joseph Cooper – 1st Year Award
Cpl. Jason Ward – 1st Year Award
Police Officer Stephen Madonna – 2nd Year Award
Police Officer Benjamin Brown – 2nd Year Award
Police Officer Jeremy O’Neill – 2nd Year Award

The first recognition is the DUI Enforcement Award.  The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department distinguishes this enforcement because it is in harmony with our duty to protect “Human Life”, which is our first core value!  

There is no debate, their hard work has made the communities of New Garden Township and West Grove Borough a safer place to live and travel.  The aforementioned eight police officers will receive a DUI Enforcement Award ribbon for their 2017 enforcement efforts. 

2017 Commissioners Award:

Police Officer Jeremy O’Neill

Our second and final recognition is our most prestigious award to a police officer for conspicuous and exceptional work during the year noted.

Our 2017 Commissioners Award recipient, formally known as the Chief Gerald W. Davis award, is Police Officer Jeremy O’Neill.   Officer O’Neill’s actions, his conduct, his very presence embodied our first core value --- Human Life!

From leading the department in DUI arrests, many involving opioids, his actions in saving at least two individuals during opioid overdose events to finally taking on use of force training responsibilities.  Officer O’Neill stood above and beyond his peers --- conspicuous indeed.   

The public is encouraged to join the celebration; invite your family and friends to help us recognize our police officers for outstanding work!   A small reception will follow the ceremony.

Media Point of Contact:  

Chief Gerald R. Simpson
610-268-2907, ext. 105

The pictures of the officers are attached separate from this release.