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Cedar Rapids officers honored; Officer Davis getting Purple Heart


CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -- The Cedar Rapids Police Department will honor their own on Saturday, including injured officer, Tim Davis.

The annual Awards Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 15, 2010, at 2:45 p.m. at the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 505 1st Street SW.

Officer Tim Davis, who was severely beaten by Jose Rockiett while responding to a robbery call in March of 2009, will receive the Class F Purple Heart Award. 

Other officers and civilians receiving awards include: 

- Community Service Award: Officer Glen Kieler

- Chief's Award: Lt. Jerry Potter

- Officer of the Year: Officer Robert Kasper

- Recruit Officer of the Year: Officer Chris Christy

- Reserve Officer of the Year: Reserve Officer Michael Palumbo

- Service Excellence Award: Lead Dispatcher Ron Fleming

- Volunteer of the Year: Gary Port

- Employee of the Quarter 2009:

   Inv. Rod Shifflett Jan-Mar

   Sgt. Charles Fields Apr-Jun

   Marita O'Konek Jul-Sep

   Officer Mark Asplund Oct-Dec

- Class B Commendation of Heroism or Life Saving -

   Officer Steven Yardley

   Officer Kraig Kruger

- Class D Commendation of Merit: Sgt. Anthony Robinson

- Class E Commendatory Letter: 

   Officer Mark Asplund

   Officer Rick Dvorsky

   Officer Ben Wery

   Officer Andrew Tran

   Sgt. David Dostal

   Officer Michael Hass

   Sgt. Ryan Abodeely

   Officer Daniel Lahr x 2

   Officer Nathan Baughan x 2

   Officer Dan Kent

   Officer Sheila Cruse

   Officer Robert Kasper

   Inv. David Zahn

   Officer Mikel Wombacher

   Dispatcher Stacey Crist

- Class H Life Saving Award:

   Officer Reid Lander

   Officer Allen Whitaker

   Sgt. Ryan Abodeely

   Officer Jason Weininger

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