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Awards 2011



Best Team Player

This award is given once a year for the following criteria:

  • Devotion to Duty: Through unselfish devotion to duty, has contributed significant service to the Police department and University community.
  • Leadership Abilities: Demonstrates outstanding judgment, courage, or ability in emergency situations.
  • Dealing with Co-Workers: Individual consistently displayed a positive attitude towards other department members and continuously strives to enhance the professional relationship and well being of all members.

2011 Recipients – Officers Ted Johnson and Gary “Sergio” Ward

Going the Extra Mile and Exceptional Service

This award is given once a year for the following criteria:

  • Devotion to Duty: Through unselfish devotion to duty, has contributed significant service to the Police department and University community.
  • Dealing with Co-Workers:Individual consistently displayed a positive attitude towards other department members and continuously strives to enhance the professional relationship and well being of all members.
  • Additional Responsibilities:On a regular basis, accepts additional responsibilities without complaint.

2011 Recipient – Laurel Banks


Worthington Award

This award is given once a year for the following criteria:

  • Dedication to Duty
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Professionalism Other Achievements
  • Community Relations
  • Job Performance
  • Commitment to Law Enforcement and the Wake Forest University

2011 Recipients – Lesia Finney and Preston Oldham

Community Policing and Commitment to Excellence

This award is given once a year for the following criteria:

  • Takes initiative in their work, often going above and beyond what is required.
  • Dedicated, aware and approaches their duties with a “can-do” attitude and a case-by-case problem-solving method that goes well beyond traditional reactionary policing.
  • Innovates effective problem-oriented policing projects to improve relationships between students, faculty and staff, assist the WFU PD in gathering information, and provide a safe environment for study and work.

2011 Recipient – Officer Ted Johnson