RWC Police to Honor Those Who Go "Beyond the Call of Duty"

SMC District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe will receive a career legacy award at the event.

RWC police officers   Photo: Joan Dentler
RWC police officers Photo: Joan Dentler
[Editor's note: The following was submitted by Lt. Sean Hart of the Redwood City Police Department.]

The Redwood City Police Department and Redwood City Police Activities League (PAL) will hold its first annual Redwood City Police Department Awards Gala on Thursday, October 24th, starting at 6pm, at the Hotel Sofitel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive.

At the Gala, the Police Department will formally recognize local residents who have done exceptional work in assisting law enforcement officials in significant cases over the last year.

The Redwood City Fire Department will also present awards to firefighters whose actions have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

This gala event is open to the public and features a sit-down dinner with a full program of awards and community acknowledgments.  Most notably, the Police Department will present a career legacy award to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe for his outstanding job performance and exceptional service to the local community.

Redwood City police officers will also receive awards for exceptional work.

For a full listing of awards, please visit https://local.nixle.com/alert/5067864/.

The Redwood City Police Department and the Police Activities League (PAL) personally invite members of the media and community to this event which will benefit the Police Activities League (PAL) which is celebrating its 18th year of "Building the Bond between Cops and Kids."

PAL offers athletics, educational programs, civic, and cultural activities as viable alternatives to street activities. This year there are more than 3,500 girls and boys participating in programs at the PAL Community Center and on sports fields and school gyms throughout the community. To continue these successes and efforts, the Police Department and PAL count on help from community supporters. 

Tickets cost $125 per person. If you are interested in attending, please use the following link to RSVP:www.evite.com/event/02ABCUIDQCBGX44VWEPDCTUFU7CG5Y

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Lieutenant Sean Hart at  650.780.7681.

Michael G. Stogner October 25, 2013 at 10:21 AM
I support the awards for the citizens, I do not support this award. Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award: The Stephen Wagstaffe Prosecutor of the Year Award is presented annually to a prosecutor who has performed his or her duties with outstanding job performance, enthusiasm, teamwork and integrity. Additionally, this award acknowledges exemplary work by the nominee in the pursuit of justice and promoting and maintaining a positive working relationship with members of the Redwood City Police Department.


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