Mt. Juliet Police Honors Outstanding Staff Members with Awards

Mt. Juliet Police Honors Outstanding Staff Members with Awards

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Recently, the Mt Juliet Police Department honored many outstanding staff members who went above and beyond during 2022. On Friday, December 2, Mt. Juliet Police Department’s annual award banquet was held, and Joy Church sponsored the event.

“Choosing outstanding employees for the year is always difficult, as so much of our team go the extra mile. I am proud of Mt. Juliet’s finest who are deeply committed and work so hard to keep Mt. Juliet safe,” stated Chief James Hambrick.

The year’s top award went to Administrative Services Manager Richard Frankich, who received the Sgt. Jerry Mundy Employee of the Year award. Richard’s work ethic and energy are always focused on the department and community, and he has gone above and beyond in many of his duties and volunteer efforts.

Other staff members honored include:
Supervisor of the Year – Sergeant Sean Ronan

Investigator of the Year – Detective Cameron Smith

Specialized Officer of the Year – Officer Jamie Fialkowski

Patrol Officer of the Year – Officer Jacob Berti

Rookie Officer of the Year – Officer Dylan O’Brien

Reserve Officer of the Year – Officer Jimmy Bancroft

Steve Stepaniak Civilian of the Year – Administrative Assistant Karen Ackerman

Chief’s Award – Codes Enforcement Officer Jacob Smartt

Chief’s Award – Detective Jacob Dean

The below staff members were honored with the Meritorious Award due to an action that made a significant impact where they responded extraordinarily and exceptionally:

Corporal Sam Elliott
Detective Jacob Dean
Officer Robert Ullrich
Dispatch Lead Joe Lukins


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