Courageous Public Safety Members Honored for Council 4 Law Enforcement Awards

On November 8, over 300 people attended Council 4's biennial Law Enforcement Awards at the Aria Banquet Hall in Prospect. This year Council 4 awarded 36 police and correction officer members for their dedication to public service and going above and beyond in the line of duty.

Click here to view photos of the event including all awardees

The following members received awards in the presence of their colleagues and families:

Stratford Police Union Local 407
Officer Lawrence Overby 
Sergeant Joseph Maida
Detective Stephen Santoro
Lieutenant Robert Rosenbaum
Officer John Facto
Officer John Cannata
Captain Anthony Rhew
Detective Glynn McGlynn

New London Police Union Local 724
Lieutenant Cornelius Rodgers
Officer Michael Lewis
Officer Seth Bolduc

New Britain Police Local 1165
Detective Christopher Kiely
Sergeant Ryan Coleman
Sergeant Matthew Mroczko
Lieutenant Donald Anderson
Acting Detective Jason Walker
Officer Tyler Grant

Bridgeport Police Union Local 1159
Officer Jeremy Scialdoni
Officer Erica Illescas
Officer Daniel Ortiz
Officer Adam Szeps
Officer Jammal Vaughn

Middletown Police Union Local 1361
Detective Karli Travis

Derby Police Union Local 1376
Officer Patrick Foley

Wallingford Police Union Local 1570
Officer Aaron Grimaldi

CT State Correction Employees Local 1565
Correction Officer Christina Deeter
Correction Officer Jose Diaz
Correction Officer Timothy Titus
Correction Officer Ciara Baker
Correction Officer Thomas Membrino

CT State Correction Employees Local 391
Correction Officer Burnett Pollock
Correction Officer Zachary Catala
Correction Officer Thomas Kruzel

Cheshire State Correction Employees Local 387
Correction Officer Sean Ross

Special awards were given to the families of fallen Bristol police offers Lieutenant Dustin Delmonte and Sergeant Alex Hamzy who were killed in the line of duty last year. Bristol officer Alec Iurato who sustained injuries during the shooting was also recognized. Montville Officer Dan Witts and his K-9 German Shepard Barrett who died this year from injuries sustained during an encounter with a suspect were also given special recognition. 

Council 4 salutes these officers for the knowledge, skills, and abilities that allow them to return home to their families, to continue to serve the public, and for joining us for evening to honor the brave men and women of Council 4 law enforcement. 

Click here to read the program booklet that decribes the types of awards and the stories behind the awardees:  Law Enforcement Awards program booklet.pdf