Officer of the Month
July 26, 2016
2 City of Crossville Police Department officers have received recognition with the issuance of “Officer of the Month” awards for June, 2016.
On June 13, 2016 Sgt. Dustin Lester and Ptl. Daniel Coleman responded to a suspicious vehicle at the Peavine Road McDonalds. Upon their arrival they made contact with an individual in a stolen vehicle. This individual was entered into NCIC as a wanted felon from the state of Virginia and as a “Suicidal person”. Both officers noticed the individual had several cuts on his body and had lost a large amount of blood. These officers secured the scene and applied first aid to the individual, until EMS arrived. Their actions stopped the man’s bleeding saved him from further harm. They also removed a dangerous individual from the public and recovered a stolen vehicle. These officer’s dedication and professionalism has been rewarded with officer of the month recognition for the month of June, 2016.
K9 SGT. LESTER, MAYOR MAYBERRY PTL. COLEMAN, MAYOR MAYBERRY
A special Thank You and Congratulations goes out to both of the award recipients. Job well done!
June 15, 2016
4 City of Crossville Police Department officers have received recognition with the issuance of “Officer of the Month” awards for May, 2016.
On May 20, 2016, Crossville police were dispatched to Walmart due to a suspect fleeing Security Staff. The suspect fled the area in a vehicle, which nearly struck off-duty Patrol Officer Jared South, who had given chase. A short vehicle pursuit followed, during which the suspect narrowly missed striking other vehicles in Interstate Drive before wrecking at the Crossville Outlet Mall, where after another foot pursuit, all four occupants of the vehicle were captured by the named officers. Assisting with the arrest was Cumberland County Sheriff’s Sergeant Kevin Davis. All officers finished their shifts unharmed.
Listed below are the recognized police officers for May, 2016:
K-9 Sgt. Dustin Lester
Master Patrol Officer E.J. Williams
Patrol Officer Jared South
Detective Donnie Hammons
LESTER WILLIAMS SOUTH HAMMONS
A special Thank You and Congratulations goes out to all of the award recipients. Job well done!
Officer of the Month
On April 14, 2016 several officers along with other city employees received recognition with the City of Crossville Police Department. The awards were presented during the City Council meeting, to recognize agency members who go above and beyond what is required in their job descriptions as well as going the extra mile to help protect the citizens of our community.
Listed below are the Officers of the Month for March, 2016:
Sergeant Dustin Lester K-9: On 3/13/16, Sgt. Lester made a drug bust at the Red Roof Inn, on 3/15/16, he was involved in a vehicle pursuit that turned into a foot pursuit when it ended in Roane County, where Sgt. Lester prevented the felon from “Car-jacking” another vehicle; and on 3/16/16, Sgt. Lester and his K-9 partner Mojo, tracked the I.D. thieves from the Verizon Wireless arrest, listed next.
Master Patrol Officer E.J. Williams: On 3/16/16 MPO. E.J. Williams investigated two suspicious males at the Verizon Wireless store, which led to the capture of a fugitive from the Dominican Republic, the seizure of computers, a credit card reader and equipment for creating credit cards. After the men ran away from the business, Sgt. Lester deployed K-9 Mojo for a successful track, capturing the suspects.
Sergeant Tim Vandever: On 3/14/16, Sgt. Vandever, while off duty shopping at Lowe’s, observed a thief exiting the store with merchandise. During a scuffle with the thief, in the parking lot, City of Crossville Public Works employee Jeremy Derosset went out and assisted with the apprehension. A special thank you and a separate award were presented to Derosset.
Senior Patrol Officer D. Coleman: On 3/16/16, Crossville Fire Department employees were conducting fire safety checks at Stewart Place Apartments, where they observed some suspicious activity. SPO. Coleman arrived and his investigation led to a search warrant and the discovery of a large amount of drug activity. A special thank you and a separate award were presented to the Fire Department.
Master Patrol Officer Matthew Green: On 3/17/16, MPO. Green investigated a stolen vehicle, subsequently recovering the vehicle and arresting the thief who had stolen it. On 3/22/16, he responded to and solved a burglary at Old Jamestown Apartments. MPO. Green was able to identify, locate and arrest the thief.
Our community and our agency appreciate the hard work of these officers. Job well done!!!
Officer of the Year 2015
Pictured L-R: Chief Rod Shoap, LT. Brian Tilley, PTL. Kevin Wood, Mayor James Mayberry
Patrol Officer Kevin Wood received recognition with the City of Crossville Police Department as the Officer Of The Year for 2015. The award is presented to recognize Police Officers who go above and beyond what is required in their job descriptions as well as going the extra mile to help protect the citizens of our community.
CONGRATULATIONS OFFICER KEVIN WOOD! JOB VERY WELL DONE!