Norfolk police officers and staff up for awards
16:11 02 September 2012
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Police have revealed the officers and staff who have been nominated for the Norfolk Community Safety Awards (NOSCAs).
Now in their fifth year, the awards offer people the opportunity to acknowledge some of the force’s unsung heroes and support the continuing efforts of the community and the force in keeping Norfolk a safe county to live, work and visit.
Readers of our sister paper the Eastern Daily Press voted for the three community officer of the year awards, while the public also submitted nominations for The John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year Award, Young Citizen(s) of the Year and Community Citizen(s) of the Year.
Those shortlisted in each category are: The John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year Award - Jamie (Jay) Beales and Peter Ellenger; Young Citizen(s) of the Year - Lucy Baxter and Clayton Freeman; Community Citizen(s) of the Year - Reg Taylor and Community Speedwatch – Bradwell; Community Officer of the Year (Police Officer) - PC Ian Smith and Sgt Julia Sandell; Community Officer of the Year (PCSO) - PCSO Martin Chapman and PCSO Darrin Sore; Community Officer of the Year (Special) - Duncan Palmer and Paul Wheeler.
Chief Constable Phil Gormley, who was one of those on the judging panel, said he wanted to thank everybody who took the time to nominate someone for the awards.
All those shortlisted will be invited to the NOSCAs presentation evening which takes place at Dunston Hall on the outskirts of Norwich on Tuesday, October 9.