2016 Medal Recipients 

Purple Heart

Officer Dan Carter

Officer John Ford Officer Mike Zamonas

Police Star

Sgt. Bob Wolf

Medal of Honor

Officer Scott Acey

Sgt. Troy Bauer Officer Ryan Blank

Officer Tim Browne

Officer Jeremy Campbell Sgt. Brian Cummings

Officer John Ford

Sgt. Eric Frederic Officer Nate Gabrielson

Officer Chris Garcia

Officer Andrew Genta Officer Mike Juhl

Officer Andrew Leeper

Officer Armando Newell Officer Rusty Schenk

Officer Jake Skifstad

Officer Teresa Tomczyk Officer Kyle Vanderlinden

Officer Mike Walker

Officer Adam Wheeler Officer Bill Wingert

Officer Mike Zamonas

Medal of Valor

Officer Matthew Anderson Officer Ed Crofoot

Officer Gary Darress

Sgt. Patrick David

Officer Scott Hallas (2) Former Officer Charles Surratt
Officer Matthew Anderson Officer Dan Carter

Officer Brandon Castro

Officer Steve Collins

Officer Rachel Cruz-Rodgers Officer Tim Donovan

Officer Kenneth Gatewood

Officer James Gilman Officer Adam Griffin

Former Officer Trey Johnson

Officer Charles Johnson Sgt. Lance Lazoff

Officer Mike Palmer

Officer Steve Pugsley Officer Alan Radke

Officer Gary Tedeschi

Sgt. Bob Wolf

Distinguished Service Award

Sgt. Shane Alvarez

Former Officer John DeClerck Lt. David Edmondson

Officer Thane Gilmore

Officer Rich Hayes Officer Wallace Haynes

Officer Richard Hunt

Officer Mark Keller Officer Warren Listul

Lt. Dan Lofgren

Officer Ronnie Lund-Taylor Officer Juergen Parks

Former Officer David Simpson

Officer Ryan Valdez Officer Dale Zehner

Civilian of Distinction Award

CSO Mary Jones

Police Award

El Paso County Sheriff Sgt. Jason Hess

El Paso County Sheriff Deputy Marcus Miller

UCCS Police Officer Garrett Swasey (Posthumously)