LMPD Awards Celebration

The Louisville Metro Police Foundation hosted the annual LMPD Awards Celebration May 9 in the Grand Ballroom at The Galt House Hotel. The police department recognized the recipients of its highest honors, including the Medal of Valor, Medal of Honor, Officer of the Year, and Civilian of the Year. The celebration also provided an opportunity for the community to say “thank you” to the men and women of LMPD, whose sacrifices help make Louisville a safer place to live, work and raise families.

Photos by BILL WINE | Contributing Photographer

A Woodford Reserve gift basket was a silent auction item.The Purple Heart award.Medal of Honor  award.Vicent and Barbara Rodgers.Rebecca Colon, Milton and Amanda Santos, and Mary and Joseph Greve.Bryan and Lydia Edelen.Ann, Delaney, Audrey and David Cohen.Lisa and Drew Easter.Items to purchase.Vince and Kristen Robison.Tim and Kasey Ellyson, and Andi and Carlos Vieyra.Leigh Anne and Daniel McNamara, Amy Russell and Kevin Casper.Barbara Winters and John Detherage.Matthew and Stacy Brewer, Ashley, Wes, Sherry and Rooney Troutman.Margo and Larry Kizer.Amy and Robert Schroeder.Ray and Donna Barker, and Kahlilah Morton, Jeremiah Morton.Jerry and Lisa Zehnder, Elaine Hughes and Luke Howard.Officer of the Year Brian Peters and Dawn Peters.Dwight and Elizabeth Rackley.Jeff and Sue Dunaway.Michelle Cheek, Glen and Joy Stuckel, Christe Coe.Jim Ellis, Michelle Cheek, Glen and Joy Stuckel, Christe and Randy Coe.Joan Conrad and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Caleb and Savannah Stewart.Louisville Metro Police Department 2014 Awards Celebration. The event venue was The Galt House, Grand Ballroom.The cocktail reception was well attended.Jonathan and Tracy Blue, Erica Harper and Major R. James Harper.The Louisville Metro Police Department Honor Guard.The welcome address was made by Dwight Mitchell.The Louisville Metro Police Department Honor Guard.The invocation was given LMPD Chaplain Marshall Gazaway.The Louisville Metro Police Department Honor Guard.Mayor Gore Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Executive Director Police Foundation Barry Denton.Executive Director Police Foundation Barry Denton.Mayor Greg Fischer, awardee James Rice and Police Chief Steve Conrad.Louisville Metro Police Foundation Board of Directors Chairman Michael Houlihan and Executive Director Barry Denton.Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Foundation Board of Directors Chairman Michael Houlihan, awardee Matt Thornton, Executive Director Barry Denton and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Foundation Board of Directors Chairman Michael Houlihan,awardee Kent Taylor, Jim Ellis, Executive Director Barry Denton and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Executive Director Barry Denton displayed a shirt as Jim Ellis spoke.Mayor Greg Fischer, Community Partnership Award recipient Jeremiah Morton and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Mayor Greg Fischer, Distinguished Citizen Award  recipient Jerry Majers and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Explorer of the Year awardee Matthew Brown and Mayor Greg Fischer.Mayor Greg Fischer, Distinguished Community Service  Award  recipient Sgt. Amy Chambers  and Chief of Police Steve Conrad.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Civilian Supervisor of the Year awardee Jennifer Corum and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Civilian of the Year awardee Carol Boyle and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Officer of the Year awardee Det. Brian Peters and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Commanding Officer of the Year awardee Sgt. Scotty Frank and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Medal of Valor awardee Officer Steven McAtee and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Medal of Valor awardee Officer Bryan Wilson and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Purple Heart  awardee Officer Clint Brake and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Medal of Honor awardee Officer Cole Gibson and Mayor Greg Fischer.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Medal of Honor awardee Officer Scott Russ and Mayor Greg Fischer.The closing benediction was given LMPD Chaplain Marshall Gazaway.Chief of Police Steve Conrad, Medal of Honor awardee Officer Milton Santos and Mayor Greg Fischer.