pink doctor martens Citizen Police Commendations for 2015
A citizen commended an officer for the guidance that the officer gave them in removing two large trees along Seventh Avenue near Blair Blvd. The citizen commented, “Guided by your advice, our advance preparation helped reach a positive outcome with no protests or interference from concerned citizens. Thank you for your time, support and readiness to step in had it been needed.”
An officer was commended by a citizen for the interaction the officer had with their daughter after the citizen’s daughter had been mauled by a dog. About three weeks after the citizen’s daughter had been hospitalized, the family met with the Animal Control Division to go through their statement and view photographs related to the case. The family did not want their daughter to see any of the photos. The officer took their daughter for a tour around the department to assist in occupying her time. The citizen commented, we left, however, (officer’s name) did something that still brings tears to my eyes as a mother. He took his personal flashlight off his belt and he presented it to her as a gift and as a memory of her special visit that day. She has TREASURED that little black flashlight ever since, and keeps it next to her bed every night. She is so proud of it and the experience at the Police Department is the one good memory tied to a miserable chapter of her young life. citizen commended an officer for his sincerity and professionalism that was displayed while assisting the citizen with a Criminal Mischief complaint. The citizen was very appreciative of the officer and the discussion they had concerning the citizen’s issue. The citizen commented, “He was very forthright how this whole thing would work and I really appreciated his presence. officer was commended by a citizen for their prompt response when the citizen’s car stalled on the on ramp of River Road and Beltline, putting the citizen’s vehicle in a precarious position with traffic entering the freeway. The citizen commented that the officer did a job and kept her and her daughter safe, by preventing a possible accident. The citizen also stated, amazed at the fast response time. citizen submitted a letter of commendation to an officer for their awareness and advice during a recent traffic accident involving the citizen. The officer identified signs and symptoms that things were not right with the citizen and advised the citizen to seek medical treatment. These actions potentially saved the citizen’s life, as it was determined that the citizen was suffering from a minor stroke. The citizen commented, just wanted to say thank you for your fair treatment. citizen commended an officer for their assistance during a traffic accident that involved the citizen. The citizen was in the passing lane on I 105 when the driver in front of him slowed down suddenly. When the citizen applied their brakes it was like black ice and the citizen spun out of control. The citizen commented that the officer did a wonderful job The citizen appreciated the officer’s and during the entire interaction with the officer.
A citizen called to commend officers for their assistance and response time in dealing with illegal camping issues over the last couple of months at Skinner Butte Park. The citizen stated that has been really fast. Once the call has been made to dispatch, the campers have been dispersed by the following day.
Officers were commended by a citizen for their professionalism and thoroughness in ensuring the citizen’s daughter and friend well being were alright when it was reported that an unfamiliar subject was walking around the apartment complex in a strange manner. The citizen stated that the officers searched the apartment and every room. The citizen also commented that they appreciated the extra steps the officers took to ensure the safety of their daughter and her friend.
A detective was commended by a citizen for their efforts in handling a case involving a possible stolen vehicle. The citizen stated that the detective “was extremely professional and handled this case with 100 percent expertise.”
A citizen commended an officer that assisted a motorist with a disabled vehicle. The officer helped push the disabled vehicle after using his vehicle lights to make sure that traffic was aware of the situation and keeping clear. The citizen commented, “It a little thing that probably happens all the time, but this is the first time I seen it happen in Eugene and I noticed. Though I wasn the one being assisted, I just wanted to say thanks. Everyone wants to feel like the police are there to help and this one little thing shows people that EPD is.”
A citizen commended officers that assisted in a car wreck that the citizen and her grandmother were involved in. The citizen commented that officers were “very helpful and understanding” when dealing with the citizen’s elderly grandmother who suffers from Parkinson’s disease.
An officer was commended by a citizen for their actions and support during a recent bank robbery. The citizen commented, “Your whole group was great, but I will never forget how I was treated by (officer’s name). My husband would like to shake his hand someday for the way he was with me.” The citizen also stated, “I wanted to thank the Eugene Police Department and (officer’s name) for making a bad day a little better.
A Fire Chief from a neighboring city commended 9 1 1 call takers for the job they did during a fire that the Fire Chief’s team responded to. The Fire Chief commented, “It is my belief their poise, calm and professionalism in the face of a hectic situation for the District directly contributed to the successful outcome.” The Fire Chief also stated the call takers “immediately and decisively initiated the action, and handled the numerous resource requests and radio traffic extremely well”.
The Eugene Police Department received 37 commendations from citizens in March, 2015. Below is a sample of those commendations.
A citizen called a Eugene Police Department supervisor to praise officers regarding an incident involving a recovered stolen vehicle. The citizen stated that the officers were and
A citizen commended an officer that showed up to his father’s home on the morning his father passed away. The citizen commented, “Please pass on my sincere thanks to the officer who showed up that morning. He showed real compassion and patience in his demeanor, and that was really appreciated.”
The Albany Police Department, Chief of Police, submitted a letter of appreciation to an officer, for their assistance in identifying a suspect known to have been linked to numerous business burglaries in Linn, Benton and Lane Counties. This identification enhanced Albany Police Department effectiveness in solving the case. The Albany Police Department, Chief of Police, commented, extend our most sincere appreciation for (officer’s name) assistance in this case and ask that you convey that to him!
A citizen contacted the Auditor office to commend an officer for their professionalism when dealing with the officer during a recent call to their home. The citizen was very impressed with the interaction they had with the officer and stated it was the professional thing I have ever been through in my entire life!
The citizen also commented, officer was so well trained.
An officer was commended by a citizen for their professionalism and courtesy during recent interactions with the officer. The citizen was recently cited for a traffic violation and appeared in municipal court, accordingly. The citizen stated that on both of his interactions with the officer, the officer was polite, courteous He also commented that the officer was a nice guy
The Chief of Police for the Springfield Police Department submitted a letter to commend officers for their efforts and assistance that was provided to Springfield Police during a major crash incident. The Chief commented, assistance has been invaluable and enhanced our ability to focus our resources on other aspects of the investigation During times of crisis and trauma, Springfield Police Department appreciates knowing we can count on the Eugene Police Department for assistance and support.
An Animal Welfare Officer was commended by a citizen for their assistance on a complaint that involved their Labrador barking. The citizen commented, “I am sure you probably don receive many thank you notes, but I appreciated your kindness.”
A citizen called the auditor office to commend officers for their sensitivity during an arrest of a woman that had a small child with her at the time of the incident. The citizen stated, “It moved me to tears how sweet the officers were with the child. During the incident, the officers let the child say goodbye to the mother. The citizen commented that it was “sort of heart wrenching” and made the citizen “realize how hard their job is. The citizen also commented, “Thank you for being sensitive with that child and handling it so well.
A citizen submitted a commendation to the Eugene Police Department via Facebook by writing, “Kudos to the Eugene Police Department for the help with the little old lady who was facing the wrong way on the 105 this afternoon. Your quick response most likely saved lives. Thank you on behalf of the Little Old Lady and unknown people who could have hit her.”
A Communications Specialist was commended by a citizen that expressed their thanks and gratitude for the assistance the call taker provided while monitoring the non emergency line. The citizen had called in to report illegal camping that was taking place at Skinner Butte Park. The following day, the tents had been removed. The citizen was very impressed with the response time.
A citizen commended officers for their professionalism and tactfulness during an arrest of a subject at a local park due to park rules violations. During the arrest, the subject became uncooperative and verbally hostile. The citizen commented that the officers a really good job. The citizen stated that the officers a lot of restraint, especially with the level of resistance from the subject.
A citizen submitted a commendation to the Eugene Police Department and commented, “To all involved with the condemning of (location address) last Thursday, we wanted to thank you all so much for making this happen. We can all breathe a little easier and sleep more peacefully knowing the constant drug trafficking will come to an end. We appreciate your concern and due diligence to make the once quiet neighborhood a safer one.”
Officers were commended by a citizen when they had responded to a call for assistance with a student who had become physically aggressive and was engaging in purposeful property destruction. The officers took control of the situation with their presence and firm direction. The citizen stated that the officers were “professional in their work and offered perspective regarding accessing police support. The citizen also commented that they “appreciated both officers and the Eugene Police Department continued solid and positive partnership towards educating youth socially and behaviorally, youth who struggle with more challenges than many.
A citizen sent a thank you card to commend officers for their professionalism and assistance during a recent traffic accident the citizen was involved in. The citizen commented, you so much for the care and concern you expressed when I had my accident been a trying experience, but I getting better. Thank you for helping me through it. 2015
The Eugene Police Department received 25 commendations from citizens in January, 2015. Below is a sample of those commendations.
A citizen wrote a letter to commend an officer for their compassion, courtesy and caring that they displayed during a 9 1 1 call involving their son threatened suicide. The citizen commented, ‘officer’s name’ did in the next half hour or so was, to us, a miraculous job of talking with our son, patiently, listening to him The citizen also stated, compassion and patience of ‘officer’s name’ defused our son, calmed him.
A citizen commended two employees for their work and production on EPD Public Service Announcements. The citizen commented, think those are fantastic!
An officer was commended for the professionalism they displayed during a recent call for service on a dispute that a citizen was involved in. The citizen was very appreciative of the officer and the time the officer took to listen and follow through to ensure everything was under control. The citizen commented, was exceptional good with people helpful.
A citizen wrote a letter commending a Communications Specialist for their support and assistance during a 9 1 1 call involving the citizen’s grandfather that was in cardiac arrest. The citizen commented, man that answered my call was calm, polite and very kind. He walked me through giving my Grandpa CPR and patiently stayed on the phone counting right along with me. He was so helpful and it meant so much to me that he would stay on the phone, encourage me and tell me I was doing a good job.