Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Gahanna Police Name Officer Phillip J. Stacy Officer of the Year

Police Chief Dennis Murphy
Congratulates Officer Phillip Stacy 
During a presentation at the Gahanna Police Department today, Gahanna Police Officer Phillip Stacy was announced as Gahanna’s Officer of the year. 

The ceremony was attended by Mayor Becky Stinchcomb, Safety Director Robert Keyes, Police Chief Dennis Murphy, Deputy Police Chief Ken Bell, fellow police and City staff as well as members of Officer Stacy’s family.

Operations Bureau Commander Lieutenant Dan Williams presented Officer Stacy to the audience stating, “Officer Stacy is the embodiment of the pro-active professional police officer that we seek for the City of Gahanna. We are pleased to have him as a member of our agency and I’m particularly pleased to have him in the patrol bureau. It is an honor to present him with the 2010 Officer of the Year Award.”

Some of Stacy’s accomplishments, including a recent lifesaving award, were highlighted for those in attendance.

“Officer Stacy has only been a member of the Gahanna Police Department since July of 2007,” said Williams. “He performs his duties with enthusiasm, integrity and a maturity well beyond his actual years of service.”

Stacy was presented with a plaque and a certificate on behalf of the City by Mayor Becky Stinchcomb, Safety Director Robert Keyes and Police Chief Dennis Murphy.

“Officer Stacy is a fine representation of the great work and service of the Gahanna police Department,” said Mayor Becky Stinchcomb. “We appreciate all that you do for the City.”

Safety Director Robert Keyes said he was proud of Officer Stacy stating, “I appreciate the positive attitude and professionalism that you bring to work every day.”

Officer Stacy thanked those in attendance and said that he appreciates the recognition, but commented, “So many [fellow] officers are deserving of this award, so I appreciate being selected.”
(l-r) Safety Director Robert Keyes, Mayor Becky Stinchcomb,
Lieutenant Dan Williams, Officer Phillip Stacy, Police Chief Dennis Murphy 

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