Three Kearney Police Officers were recognized for their performance on February 25, 2009:
• Officer Brian Thome was selected as the Officer of the Quarter for the fourth quarter (October-December 2008).
• Officer Robert Taillon, Jr. was recognized by The Boy’s & Girl’s Home of Nebraska in Kearney for his off-duty time commitment at the Boy’s & Girl’s Home.
• Officer Anthony Faz received the Police Department’s Letter of Commendation, an award for: “A particular incident where an officer performed above his/her personal average in a manner that looks favorable on them and the Department or when a citizen writes in or contacts the Department to compliment an officer on his/her behavior.” Officer Faz has dedicated himself in the ‘Cop on Top’ program designed to raise money for The Special Olympics. Officer Faz has attained the goal of monies received for two years in a row.