Cornwall Community Police Service

CPS and CPA Hold 27th Annual Retirement and Recognition Evening

Published on le 15 novembre 2022

Cornwall, ON – On the evening of Thursday, November 3rd, 2022, the Cornwall Police Service (CPS) and Cornwall Police Association (CPA) held its 27th Annual Retirement and Recognition Evening.

The event returned to an in-person event for the first time since 2019, featuring a tribute to retirees of the service, as well as honouring members for their years of service with presentations of Police Exemplary Medals and Long Service Awards. Awards of Excellence, including awards for Team Achievement, Excellence in Investigation, Preservation of Life, Innovation and Dedication were presented by the Cornwall Police Services Board. Approximately 60 employees were awarded at the event.

Some highlights of the event included the presentation of the CPA Community Hero Award, where recipient, Mr. Alexander Dovas was awarded for his quick instincts and courage during a robbery with firearms at his place of work on May 24th, 2022. The man stayed calm, ensuring the safety of other employees, and ultimately assisted police in locating the suspects by placing a GPS tracking phone in among the stolen items taken by the culprits from the business. Mr. Dovas received a standing ovation from the room of police personnel for his bravery and courage, during what was an obviously dangerous and distressing situation.

Also recognized by the CPA was Ms. Mylène Lacroix, receiving the CPA Award of Dedication for her continued effort to help others, both in her role as a Communications Dispatcher, as well as outside of the workplace. Mylène routinely serves other by knitting warm clothing and donating to the less fortunate. She has also worked abroad with mission trips to Uganda through her own initiative called “Project Under Things,” where she has collected hundreds of underwear, socks, clothing and funds to purchase much needed items for the children of Uganda.

Numerous members of the CPS were recipients of the Police Board Awards of Excellence, where stories of teamwork and investigative excellence were heard, specifically in several incidents involving firearms and a greater level of risk involved. Also awarded were incidents in which officers performed life-saving measures, as well as assisted individuals in crisis.

A Police Board Award of Excellence for Dedication was provided by Chief Spowart to the family of the late Ms. Carole Anne Levac, who sadly passed away on May 19th, 2022. Carole Anne proudly served as the Quality Assurance Manager for the CPS, having 20 years of service. Chief Spowart spoke of her passion for serving the community and her integral role as a member of the CPS.

The CPS would like to congratulate all recipients on their incredible achievements and continued dedication to serving the City of Cornwall.

The full list of recipients from the ceremony are as follows:

RETIREES

Mr. Norm Boucher

Ms. Anna Joseph

Sergeant Shawn Martelle

Ms. Lynne O’Flaherty

Ms. Debbie Parisien

Detective Constable Emma Wilson

 

POLICE EXEMPLARY SERVICE - 20 YEAR MEDAL

Sgt. Derek Duchesne

Sgt. Dave MacLean

Cst. Jason Mines

 

CPS LONG SERVICE AWARDS:

 30 YEARS

Ms. Anna Joseph

Sgt. Shawn Martelle

Sp/Cst. Elaine Moquin

Ms. Lynne O’Flaherty

Ms. Deborah Parks

D/Cst Emma Wilson

 

25 YEARS

Mr. Norm Boucher

Sgt. Larry Frappier

 

20 YEARS

Sgt. Derek Duchesne

Sgt. Dave MacLean                 

S/Sgt Robin McIntosh                 

Sp/Cst Robin Ruest

 

15 YEARS

A/Sgt. Darrell Blakely

D/Cst. Stephanie Casselman

D/Cst. Patrick Collins

Ms. Debra O’Rourke

Ms. Jody Sheard

Cst. Sarah Van den Oetalaar

 

10 YEARS

Cst. Steven Jarvo

D/Cst. Brian Langlois

Cst. James Lemoyre

Cst. Casey MacGregor

Ms. Vanessa MacRae

Cst. Adam Peach

Cst. Brian Synott

 

DEDICATION TO DUTY - YEAR 2021

D/Sgt. Mark Anderson

Cst. Brock Bissonnette

Cst. Tylor Boileau

A/Sgt. Scott Bonneville

D/Cst. Austin Clark

D/Cst. Matthew Dupuis

Cst. Richard Houde

Cst. Justin Lafleur

Ms. Danielle Lauzon

Ms. Stephanie MacRae

Cst. Jeremy Pilon

Sgt. Troy St.Germain

 

CORNWALL POLICE ASSOCIATION DEDICATION AWARD

Ms. Mylene Lacroix

 

CORNWALL POLICE ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY HERO AWARD

Mr. Alexander Dovas

 

CORNWALL POLICE SERVICES BOARD AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE:

 DEDICATION

Ms. Carole Anne Levac

 

INVESTIGATION

D/Cst. Brian Langlois

 

INVESTIGATION

Cst. Jennifer Legue

A/Sgt. Ryan Campeau

Cst. Jeremy Pilon

Cst. William Ridley

D/Cst. Dave Langlois

 

DEDICATION

D/Cst. Kelly Zeran

 

PRESERVATION OF LIFE

Sgt. Shane Kelly

Cst. Nygel Pelletier

Cst. Ryan Bradley

 

PRESERVATION OF LIFE

Sgt. Dan Doyon

Cst. Justin Lafleur

 

TEAM ACHIEVEMENT

A/Sgt. Scott Bonneville

Cst. Nygel Pelletier

Cst. James Lemoyre

Cst. Carole Walker

Cst. Chloe Eady

Cst. Rodney Degray

Cst. Travis Bergeron

Cst. Justin Lafleur

 

TEAM ACHIEVEMENT

Cst. Julia Pios

Cst. Andrew Booth-Reddick

Cst. James Lemoyre

D/Cst. Darrell Blakely

Cst. Rodney Degray

Sgt. Dan Doyon

 

INNOVATION & CREATIVITY

Ms. Stephanie MacRae

Ms. Erin McLinden

A/Sgt. Darrell Blakely

 

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