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Award Recipients

Sgt. Thomas Encarnacao
Sgt. Thomas Encarnacao
North Reading, MA PD

On this day, December 8th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Sgt. Thomas Encarnacao for safely removing residents from their North Reading home while it was on fire.

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Sergeant Charles Brooks
Sergeant Charles Brooks
Manchester, NJ PD

On this day, December 4th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Sergeant Charles Brooks for going above and beyond to reunite a dog with its owner, who was missing after crashing his car in Crossley Preserve.

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Officer John Hanlon
Officer John Hanlon
Chicago Police Department

On this day, November 29th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer John Hanlon for quickly responding to the scene of an injured man who jumped out of a burning building in Old Town.

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Photo Credit: (Youngrae Kim / Chicago Tribune)

Officer Almedin Ajanovic
Officer Almedin Ajanovic
Lilburn Police Department, GA

On this day, October 13th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Almedin Ajanovic for responding to an incident where a 170-car train slid from its track and burst into flames.

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Officer Matt Denton
Officer Matt Denton
California Highway Patrol, CA

On this day, October 8th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Matt Denton for jumping into action to perform CPR on a man who was having a heart attack while shopping.

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Officer Ronald Glifort
Officer Ronald Glifort
Hamden Police Department, CT

On this day, September 28th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Ronald Glifort for catching five out of six carjacking suspects in New Haven, CT.

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Lieutenant Steven Johnson
Lieutenant Steven Johnson
North Dakota Highway Patrol, ND

On this day, September 12th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Lieutenant Steven Johnson along with Sergeant Derek Arndt and Officer George Huff for rushing to the aid of a man who went into cardiac arrest during the MDU Resource Community Bowl at Bismarck State College.

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Officer George Huff
Officer George Huff
Bismark Police Department, ND

On this day, September 12th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer George Huff along with Lieutenant Steven Johnson and Sergeant Derek Arndt for rushing to the aid of a man who went into cardiac arrest during the MDU Resource Community Bowl at Bismarck State College.

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Sergeant Derek Arndt
Sergeant Derek Arndt
North Dakota Highway Patrol, ND

On this day, September 12th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Sergeant Derek Arndt along with Lieutenant Steven Johnson and Officer George Huff for rushing to the aid of a man who went into cardiac arrest during the MDU Resource Community Bowl at Bismarck State College.

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Matt Cydzik
Matt Cydzik
Redwood City Police Department, CA

On this day, September 9th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Matt Cydzik for pulling two teenagers out from a fiery car crash.

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Lieutenant John Craven
Lieutenant John Craven
Lee County Sheriff's Office, FL

On this day, September 1st, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Lieutenant John Craven for tending to a neighbor in distress.

We thank you for your selfless and heroic act, which resulted in saving a 9-month old baby boy’s life.

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Fred Wiggins
Fred Wiggins
Pierce County, WA

On this day, August 29th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Deputy Fred Wiggins for jumping into action with Commander Todd Rossi to rescue an unconscious 11-year-old from a car fire.

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Todd Rossi
Todd Rossi
Tukwila Police Department, WA

On this day, August 29th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Commander Todd Rossi for jumping into action with Deputy Wiggins to rescue an unconscious 11-year-old from a car fire.

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Stacy Shannon
Stacy Shannon
Lexington Police Department, KY

On this day, August 23rd, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Sgt. Stacy Shannon for jumping into action during a deadly shooting at the Fayette Mall.

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Detective Joe Lavelle
Detective Joe Lavelle
New York Police Department, NY

On this day, August 23rd, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Detective Joe Lavelle for helping a woman overcome a panic attack on a flight back to New York.

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Sgt. Wayne Karalevich
Sgt. Wayne Karalevich
Metuchen Police Department, NJ

On this day, August 21st, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Sgt. Wayne Karalevich, for teaming with Officer Octavio Tapia to save a man’s life during a soccer game.

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photo credit: Metuchen Police Department

Officer Paul Munding
Officer Paul Munding
Clarkstown Police Department, NY

Officer Munding saved a local Rockland County girl from a possible drowning during a kid’s pool party.

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Photo: Carly Shaffer via Clarkstown Police Department

Officer Octavio Tapia
Officer Octavio Tapia
Metuchen Police Department, NJ

On this day, August 21st, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Octavio Tapia for teaming with Sgt. Wayne Karalevich, to save a man’s life during a soccer game.

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Officer Gerardo Gonzalez
Officer Gerardo Gonzalez
Pharr Police Department, TX

On this day, August 18th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Gerardo Gonzalez for jumping into action to disarm and apprehend a violent suspect.

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Michael Mason
Michael Mason
Suffolk County, NY

On this day, August 15th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Michael Mason for providing CPR to a man who had collapsed during a walk in the Port Jefferson area.

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Officer Joe Ponzo
Officer Joe Ponzo
Stoneham Police Department, MA

On this day, August 9th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Joe Ponzo for saving 78-year-old Pilot, David Grapes’ life, after his plane crashed into the New Hampshire Lake.

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Officer Juan Guallpa
Officer Juan Guallpa
New Jersey Transit Police

On this day, August 4th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer Juan Guallpa for springing into action to stop a fleeing carjacker and saving the car owner who was hanging onto the hood.

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Detective Rick Gilcrist
Detective Rick Gilcrist
Kent Police Department, WA

On this day, August 2nd, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Detective Rick Gilcrist for teaming with Deputy Johnson to save a young boy’s life from the Wenatchee River in Central Washington.

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Deputy B. Johnson
Deputy B. Johnson
King County Sheriff's Office, WA

On this day, August 2nd, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Deputy B. Johnson for teaming with Detective Rick Gilcrist to save a young boy’s life from the Wenatchee River in Central Washington.

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Deputy Kevin McCarthy
Deputy Kevin McCarthy
Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office, CA

On this day, July 26th, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Deputy Kevin McCarthy for saving the lives of 3 people who crashed and overturned into the water in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Officer Jim Nowodworski
Officer Jim Nowodworski
Syracuse Police Department, NY

Nowodworski is credited with helping save two dogs from a house fire.

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Officer Adrian Kosicki
Officer Adrian Kosicki
Cocoa Beach Police Department, FL

Officer Kosicki was walking along the beach with his wife when they noticed a shark approaching the boy in the shallows just offshore.

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Deputy Corey Reece
Deputy Corey Reece
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, FL

Deputy Reece stopped an attempted kidnapping of a four-year-old in Tampa.

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John McClafferty
John McClafferty
Stamford Police Department, CT

On this day, July 2nd, 2020, Extra Duty Solutions recognizes Officer John McClafferty for immediately jumping into action administering aid and CPR to a 7-yer year-old who was drowning.

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Photo Credit: Stamford Police Department

Officer Brent Donley
Officer Brent Donley
California Highway Patrol, CA

Officer Donley was filmed rescuing a hiker trapped in a whirlpool.

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Photo: KMPH

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