Thursday, March 14, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Police Honoured In Local Awards

Last week, the first Honours and Awards Ceremony for the Mackay Whitsunday Police District were held at the Ocean International Resort in South Mackay.

Acting Assistant Commissioner Graeme Paine and Acting Superintendent Emma Novosel were both on hand to present all awards.

Individual officers from across the district were selected to receive acknowledgements including National Police Service Medal, National Medal and Clasps, QLD Police Service Medal and Clasps, National Emergency Medal - linked to TC Debbie 2017, District Officers Certificate and Assistant Commissioner's Certificate.

In addition, residents and members from Neighbourhood Watch groups received Neighbourhood Watch Certificates reflecting their years of service.

The police service extended its thanks to the families of officers who live through the ups and downs and continue to show their support every day.

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