2016 AWARD CEREMONY

On Friday, January 26th, 2016 the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Department held their annual Swearing In and Awards Ceremony at the Historic Park located in Fort Lee NJ. A total of 6 new officers were sworn in which replaced retirements and transfers. For outstanding achievements in the year 2015, a total of 43 awards were presented across 8 different categories. One award was presented to Christina Fehre for her work in assisting the police department with missing person searches, training, and overall agency support. 3 Unit Citations were presented for responses to assist other agencies as well as a pursuit in which a homicide suspect was arrested. Other awards included significant arrests, educational and volunteer achievements, agency achievements, and firearms.

Newly sworn in Officers

Anthony Burgos #398 , Michael Focarino #399, Rocco Guerriero #400, Michael Collason #401, Anthony Engel #402, and Michael Holland #403

Chief’s Achievement Award:

Sgt. Jock Watkins #369
P.O. Richard Dey #359

Civilian Service Award:

Christina Fehre

Distinguished Volunteer Service:

P.O. Martin Clancy #390
P.O. Arturo Bellini #391

Drug Interdiction Award:

P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368
P.O. Michael Griffin #382
P.O. David Moscaritolo #395

Excellent Arrest Award:

Lt. Jesse Cohen #354 (Awarded for 2 events)
Lt. Roman Galloza #345 (Awarded for 2 events)
P.O. Richard Dey #359
P.O. Gregory Kimbro #368
Det. Jeffrey Kimbro #371
P.O. Joseph Villone #378
P.O. Michael Griffin #382 (Awarded for 2 events)
P.O. Timothy Conboy #393
P.O. David Moscaritolo #395 (Awarded for 2 events)

Exceptional Service Award:

Sgt. Fabricio Salazar #362
Sgt. Raymond Walter #367

Top Gun Award:

P.O. Travis Philhower #397

Unit Citation Award:

Chf Michael J. Coppola #348
Lt. Roman Galloza #345 (Awarded for 2 events)
Sgt. Jock Watkins #369
Sgt. Raymond Walter #367
P.O. Richard Dey #359
Det. Jeffrey Kimbro #371
P.O. Michael Griffin #382 (Awarded for 2 events)
P.O. Jeffrey Lamboy #384
P.O. Dan Eustace #389
P.O. Nicholas Valakas #392 (Awarded for 2 events)
P.O. Timothy Conboy #393
P.O. Eric Yi #394
P.O. David Moscaritolo #395
P.O. Donald Liu #396 (Awarded for 2 events)
P.O. Travis Philhower #397