External Awards

Ripon American Legion – Post 190, Officer of the Year

Awarded to a local public safety officer for their outstanding public service benefiting our community, state, and nation.

  • 2014 – Officer Mario Ysit

Ripon Chamber of Commerce Officer of the Year

Awarded to a local public safety officer who both exemplified the Jaycee philosophies and ideals, and who provided outstanding service to their local community.

  • 2013 – FTO Erik Boger
  • 2012 – Sgt. Terri Jensen
  • 2011 – FTO Joshua Sweeten
  • 2010 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2009 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 2008 – FTO Joshua Sweeten
  • 2007 – Sgt. Donald Luthey
  • 1999 – Sgt. Donald Luthey
  • 1998 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 1997 – Officer Jim Harris
  • 1996 – Officer Steven Merchant
  • 1995 – Officer Toni Giardina
  • 1994 – Officer James West

California Emergency Medical Services Lifesaving Award

This annual award honors and recognizes exceptional acts and service by individuals.

  • 2009 – FTO Scott Lindsay

US Junior Chamber of Commerce – Outstanding California Young Public Safety Officer Award

Awarded to (5) public safety officers who were deemed worthy of state-wide recognition for excellence and innovation in community service.

  • 1993 – Officer Steven Merchant

US Junior Chamber of Commerce – Outstanding Ripon Young Public Safety Officer Award

  • 1993 – Officer Steven Merchant

California DOJ 10851 Award

The CHP developed the 10851 Awards Program to recognize the superior efforts made by CHP and allied law enforcement personnel who have met specified criteria toward the reduction of stolen vehicle crimes.  The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California State Highway Association award 10851 pins to recognize officers’ superior efforts in the recovery of stolen vehicles and arrests for auto theft.  In a 12 month period, officers who meet the following criteria receive recognition:

  1. 6 (six) in custody stolen vehicle recoveries or 12 recoveries with a minimum of 3 (three) in custody,
  2. Development of information that results in the ID of an auto theft ring resulting in 2 (two) or more suspects,
  3. Recovery of 10 (ten) or more stolen vehicles.
  • 2002 – FTO Edward Ormonde
  • 1998 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 1997 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 1996 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 1995 – FTO Scott Lindsay
  • 1995 – FTO Scott Lindsay

MADD Hero Award

An officer that has made the most impact to achieve MADD’s mission: to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking.

  • 2012 – Officer Trevor McGinnis
  • 2012 – Ripon Police Department
  • 2010 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2009 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2008 – Officer Stephen Meece

MADD Award

Any officer with 25 or more DUI arrests in a year, or has the highest number of DUI arrests in the department will receive recognition.

  • 2013 – FTO Stephen Meece
  • 2013 – Ripon Police Department Volunteers in Police Service
  • 2011 – FTO Danny Sauer
  • 2010 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2009 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2008 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2007 – Officer Stephen Meece
  • 2006 – FTO Kenneth Husman
  • 2005 – Officer Joshua Sweeten

Ben Ali Shrine Certificate of Excellence Award

Awarded to a group or person that went above and beyond in the performance of their duties in combating crime or providing exceptional service to their community.

  • 2008 – Ripon Police Department – Officer Alex Burgos and Officer Eric Boger
  • 2008 – Community Service Unit

Other Award Received by the Ripon Police Department

  • 2010 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – 1st Place in Category 10-25 Officers (Statewide)
  • 2010 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – Technology Category (Statewide)
  • 2009 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – 3rd Place in Category 26-50 Officers (Statewide)
  • 2009 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – Technology Category (Statewide)
  • 2008 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – Technology Category (Statewide)
  • 2007 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – 2nd Place in Category 26-50 Officers (Statewide)
  • 2007 – California Law Enforcement Challenge – Technology Category (Statewide)
  • 2007 – Best Application in Serving Organizational Business Objectives – MESH NETWORK
  • 2006 – Best Practices in Mobile and Wireless Application Finalist

Joe Molloy Award

  • 2009 – Chief Richard Bull
  • Chief Bull was presented with the award for his dedication and service to law enforcement and to the California Police Chiefs Association (Press Release).

 

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