The Texarkana Police Department held an awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. in the Texarkana Police Training Facility located on the first floor of the Bi-State Criminal Justice Center.
During this ceremony, Chief Robert Harrison will be honoring a number of department personnel, including recent and past Officers of the Quarter and Officer of the Year, present three lifesaving awards, and 2 police commendations. The following is a list of received awards.
Officer of the Quarter 2010, for the 4th quarter – Detective Romeo Cross
Officer of the Quarter 2011, for the 1st quarter – Corporal Lloyd Douglas
Officer of the Quarter 2011, for the 2nd quarter – Officer Chris Estes
Officer of the Quarter 2011, for the 3rd quarter – Corporal Ron Hudson
Officer of the Quarter 2011, for the 4th quarter – Detective John Cochran
Officer of the Year 2011 – Detective Romeo Cross
Certificate of Appreciation – James Gatlin
Motocycle Certification – Corporal John Knouse, Corporal Lloyd Douglas,
and Officer Chris Estes
Physical Fitness Awards – Capt. Dwight Mowery, Lieutenant Sam Tirrito,
Sergeant Jeff Gladden, Corporal Denise Wilder,
Corporal John Gibbert, Officer Chris King,
Officer Rick Cockrell, Officer Jeremy Gordon
Lifesaving Award – Corporal Denise Wilder, Officer Les Munn, Officer Holly Smith, and Officer Payton Harris
Community Service Award – Officer Kristi Mitchell
Police Commendation Award – Sergeant Todd Harness and Sergeant Nick Elrod
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)