2012-04-13 / Community

City’s PD honors officers, citizens



(Top left) Susan White, Maxine Beecher and Ralph Cabana receive a citizen service award from Chief Edward Googins. The award was for their actions and support of medication drop off. Many other awards were distributed at the South Portland Police Department Awards Presentation in recognition of both law enforcement officials and citizens. (Top left) Susan White, Maxine Beecher and Ralph Cabana receive a citizen service award from Chief Edward Googins. The award was for their actions and support of medication drop off. Many other awards were distributed at the South Portland Police Department Awards Presentation in recognition of both law enforcement officials and citizens.

(Top right) Googins presents Officer Steven Connors with the firearm that was used against him in 2006 when Connors was shot while issuing an arrest warrant. Connors said it was great to receive the mounted firearm as a tribute to his experience. (Top right) Googins presents Officer Steven Connors with the firearm that was used against him in 2006 when Connors was shot while issuing an arrest warrant. Connors said it was great to receive the mounted firearm as a tribute to his experience.

(Bottom right) Officer Linda Barker poses for photos after receiving an award for community policing in support of Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, an collaborative effort that brings area resources together to protect children and help them thrive in their homes and neighborhoods. (Kristy Wagner photos) (Bottom right) Officer Linda Barker poses for photos after receiving an award for community policing in support of Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, an collaborative effort that brings area resources together to protect children and help them thrive in their homes and neighborhoods. (Kristy Wagner photos)

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