On February 23, 2012, the Bryan Police Department hosted the annual 2011 Awards Banquet to honor officers for doing a great job during 2011. The banquet Master of Ceremony was Roger WWW Garrett from 98.3 FM and the Guest Speaker was District Attorney Bill Turner. During the banquet officers, civilians, and reserve officers were recognized for outstanding achievement.
The award recipients were:
Officer of the Year: Officer Michael Kneese
Supervisor of the Year: Sgt. Dean Swartzlander
Detective of the Year: Det. Matt Miller
Field Training Officer of the Year: Officer Bryan Ruebush
Reserve Officer of the Year: Officer Will Hooge
Civilian of the Year: Mrs. Krissa Supak
Also acknowledged were officers who received various medals, commendations and citations. There is no higher accolade that these officers can receive than to be nominated and recognized by their peers. Congratulations to all the award recipients on a job well done.