Syracuse Police Officers Honored during Annual Medals Ceremony

Twenty-four SPD Officers were recently honored during the annual Medals Ceremony for their exceptional actions in 2018. A special thank you to Dan Cummings of LocalSyr, who did a fantastic job of emceeing the ceremony, and to the beautiful Landmark Theatre for hosting.

Congratulations Officers on your outstanding achievement

First Platoon Officer of the Year – P.O. Jeffrey Blauvelt
Second Platoon Officer of the Year – P.O. William Coleman
Third Platoon Officer of the Year – Det. Nicholas Voggel
Life-Saving Awards – P.O.’s Jason Ladd, Jeffrey Blauvelt,
Kelsey Voggel, and Det. Thomas Lund
PBA Valor Medal – Det. Jerry Mosqueda
PBA Merit Medal – Sgt. Gordon Quonce
Captain Richard Walsh Medal – Sgt. Ryan Brimmer
Meritorious Service Medal – Det.’s Michael Bates & Terell Irvine
John C. Dillon Medal – Det. Jeremy Merola
Distinguished Service Medal – P.O.’s Joseph Commisso, Joel Dorchester & Darrin Ettinger
Mayor’s Achievement Medal – Det. Jeremy Merola
Chief’s Achievement Medal – Det. Thomas Skardinski
Timothy T. Laun Medal – Captain Brian Fougnier
Post Standard Award – Det. Anthony Fiorini
Wallie Howard Jr. Medal – Det. Andrew Quinn
Jerome P. Slater Medal – P.O.’s David Craw & Joseph Moran
PBA President’s Medal – Det.’s Chad Picotte & Terell Irvine
Francis Hendrick’s Medal – Lt. James Milana, K-9 Off. Victoria Losurdo & P.O. Travis Rheinheimer

Syracuse Police Department Medals Ceremony 2019

SPD announce recent promotions

SPD would like to recognize three recent promotions:


Officer Mark Werbeck to the rank of Sergeant, Detective Mark Rusin to the rank of Sergeant,Officer Meghan Lewis to the rank of Sergeant