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Murray Police hand out department awards

(Pictured from left to right): Major Chris Scott, Officer Andrew Wiggins, Telecommunication Supervisor Rick Harris, Telecommunicator Jill Hudson, Major Chris Garland, and Chief Jeff Liles. (Pictured from left to right): Major Chris Scott, Officer Andrew Wiggins, Telecommunication Supervisor Rick Harris, Telecommunicator Jill Hudson, Major Chris Garland, and Chief Jeff Liles.
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -

The Murray Police Department is recognizing its recent award recipients. Each year the department presents awards for Officer of the Year, Telecommunicator of the Year, and the Chief’s Award.

The Officer of the Year award for 2016 was presented to Officer Andrew Wiggins. Officer Wiggins has been with MPD since 2012 and is currently the senior patrol officer for the afternoon shift. The Telecommunicator of the Year award was presented to Dispatcher Jill Hudson. Hudson has been with MPD since 2008 and currently dispatches during the midnight rotation. Both of these awards are voted for by the officers and telecommunicators. Receiving the Chief’s Award for 2016 is Telecommunication’s Supervisor Rick Harris. The Chief’s Award is decided upon solely by Chief Liles and Rick Harris was this year’s recipient due to his leadership ability and being a valuable asset for ideas with his 30 years of experience on the job.

Chief Liles was also presented a plaque in honor of his 25 years of service with the Murray Police Department. 

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