VPD Officers Receive Awards


On February 27, 2020, the Vermilion Police Department (VPD) held it's annual awards ceremony for members of the Department. Officers with their families and friends were in attendance to recognize awards being presented for 2019. The following is a list of the presented awards:

VPD Officer of the Year: Ptl. Drew Davis

VPD Dispatcher of the Year: Dispatcher Dave James

VPD Part-Time Officer of the Year:Ptl. Randall Krichbaum

VPD Part-Time Dispatcher of the Year: Dispatcher Mike Frisky

Sgt. Dale Reising-Certificate of Merit Award & VMC Prosecutor Commendation

Sgt. Gordon Adams-Life Saving Award

Ptl. Nick Forrider-Certificate of Merit Award

Ptl. Dylon Wood-Certificate of Merit Award & Meritorious Conduct Award

Ptl. Nick Kowal-Certificate of Merit Award & VMC Prosecutor Commendation

Ptl. Leo Chandler-Certificate of Merit Award (X2) & Life Saving Award

Ptl. Drew Davis-Certificate of Merit Award

Ptl. Van Mis-Community Service Award & VMC Prosecutor Commendation

Ptl. Lexie Bailey-Community Service Award

Disp. Katie Kopriva-Certificate of Merit Award

Chaplin Jim Cooper-Distinguished Service Award

OD Narcan Life Saving Awards: Sgt. Scott Holmes, Ptl. Dylon Wood, Ptl. Drew Davis, Ptl. Nick Forrider, Ptl. Randall Krichbaum, Ptl. Steve Kopniske (X3)