The Amarillo Police Department took time out Wednesday afternoon to honor their own.
Chief Ed Drain handed out awards for life-saving, physical health & wellness and career service.
Chief Drain on the importance of the ceremony.
13-year veteran Corporal Tony Kennedy was presented with an Operations Citation for his part in clearing a homicide and car theft case and he spoke about the camaraderie and teamwork of the APD.
Kennedy had this advice for the youth about his profession.
Sgt. Carla Burr – 25 years Cpl. Chris Holcomb – 20 years Sgt. Michael Clatworthy – 20 years Cpl. Martin Morgan – 20 years Sgt. Gary Nabors – 20 years Sgt. Raquel Saunders – 20 years Sgt. Mary Willis – 20 years Sgt. Cory Jones – 20 years Sgt. Curtis Gabel – 20 years
Ofc. Cpl. Jacob Roybal Ofc. Aaron Fulcher
Cpl. Tony Kennedy
POLICE DIVISION CITATION
Ofc. Andrew Kreusel
PHYSICAL HEALTH & WELLNESS AWARDS
Sgt. Kyle Hawley Lt. Shannon Kuster Cpl. Gary Hamilton Cpl. Keith Cargo Cpl. Chris Holcomb Cpl. Toby Hudson Ofc. Ryan Hill Ofc. Faustino Martinez
The full interview with APD Chief Ed Drain
The full interview Tony Kennedy