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MEDIA RELATIONS SECTION

NEWS
700 EAST JOPPA ROAD
TOWSON, MARYLAND 21286-5501
T/P: 410-887-2210
FAX: 410-887-5580
FROM http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/police

BALTIMORE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT


Integrity…Fairness…Service
October 6, 2008
FOR RELEASE:
Immediately

Baltimore County Police Department Highlights Heroes


Awards Given to Those Who Protect County Citizens Every Day

The Baltimore County Police Department will hold an awards ceremony on Tuesday,
October 7 beginning at 7 p.m. Family and friends are invited to the Theatre of the Community
College of Baltimore County, Dundalk Campus, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk, Md. 21222.

County Executive Jim Smith and Chief Jim Johnson will recognize 30 members of the
Baltimore County Police Department and one member of the Baltimore City Police Department
for their outstanding commitment to the communities they serve. The following is a list of the
award winners.

Medal of Honor
Officer Timothy Bird Pct. 11/Essex
Officer Michael Piccolo Pct. 11/Essex
Officer Jason Zahn K-9 Unit

Silver Star
Officer Dennis McCain Pct. 1/Wilkens
Officer Robert Stefko Pct. 1/Wilkens

Commendations
Corporal Biff Benson CID/Property
Corporal Joseph Ciampaglio Pct. 12/North Point
Detective Matthew Ackley Pct. 12/North Point
Detective Robert Lockwood Pct. 12/North Point
Detective Sean Moran CID/Violent Crimes
Detective Laurence Rogers CID/Violent Crimes
Officer Joshua Harding Pct. 7/Cockeysville
Officer Brian Smith Pct. 1/Wilkens
Officer Hikeen Crampton Baltimore City Police Department

Purple Heart
Detective Matthew Ackley Pct. 12/North Point
Officer Jason Gensel Pct. 11/Essex

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Emergency Service
Officer Dino Bozzi Pct. 9/White Marsh
Officer William Davis Pct. 2/Woodlawn
Officer John Dawson Pct. 2/Woodlawn
Officer Bratzo Gargurevich Pct. 2/Woodlawn
Officer Steve Jackson Pct. 12/North Point
Officer Brian Jednorski Pct. 6/Towson
Officer Douglas Jess Pct. 9/White Marsh
Officer Barry Jordan Pct. 11/Essex
Officer Deryck Lee Pct. 11/Essex
Officer Andrew Minton Pct. 12/North Point
Officer Devin Rill Pct. 8/Parkville
Officer Joseph Reiter Pct. 4/Pikesville
Officer Kenneth Shields Pct. 2/Woodlawn
Officer Monica Steinacker Pct. 12/North Point
Officer James Vermont Pct. 2/Woodlawn

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