Best police in Herts recognised at annual awards

THE best police officers and members of police staff in Hertfordshire were honoured at an awards ceremony last week. The Chief Constable s Annual Awards were given out at County Hall last Thursday to those recognised by their colleagues as outstanding

THE best police officers and members of police staff in Hertfordshire were honoured at an awards ceremony last week.

The Chief Constable's Annual Awards were given out at County Hall last Thursday to those recognised by their colleagues as 'outstanding' - with many coming from Comet country.

Nominated in the The Diversity in Action category was Scott Rome, 33, from Stevenage Police Station who represented the Eastern Area Hate Crime Team.

While the Individual Health and Safety award was presented to Sophie Bristow, 29, also based at Stevenage Police Station.


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Both Kirsty Woodcock, who is a senior crime analyst at Stevenage station, and Mike Rhead from Ashwell who works at headquarters in Welwyn GC, were nominated for Police Staff of the Year 2009.

Neil Crossier, 34, who is based in Stevenage and lives in Hitchin, won the Andrew Morton Road Policing Officer of the Year award. Nominated in the same category was Stuart Fraser, 40, who works with the ANPR Intercept Team in Welwyn GC and lives in Baldock.

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Nominees for Student Officer of the Year included Kellie-Jo Blackie, 37, who lives and works in Stevenage and Sarah Corr, 41, from the Case Investigation Team in Hatfield, who lives in Baldock.

Concluding the awards evening, Chief Constable Frank Whiteley said: "Hertfordshire Constabulary is here to make our county safer. As you can see from the awards presented here this evening we have officers and staff from across the spectrum of disciplines doing that and they are fine examples of why this county is one of the safest in the country.

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