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Police volunteer Glen Caddy is honoured
OFFICERS, staff and volunteers were recognised for their exceptional contribution to Dorset Police over the past year at the force’s annual awards ceremony.
A total of 17 awards were presented during the event at the Dorford Centre in Dorchester.
The Special Constable of the Year award was won by deputy section officer Glen Caddy, who is based at Wareham police station.
During the year leading up to his nomination, Glen worked over 2,000 hours – an average of 40 hours per week of his spare time.
He attended almost 500 incidents and has led the Purbeck Special Constabulary team in targeted initiatives to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.
Debi Potter, chief officer of the special constabulary, said: “Glen has delivered an exceptional level of service over the past year and he should be proud of his achievements.
“He showed great initiative to save the life of a man who had taken an overdose and he displayed real courage to enter a burning building to save the occupier.”
Awards were presented to the Police Community Support Officer, Special Constable, Detective and Volunteers of the year.
PC Dino Ferrari, based at Winton police station, won the Hambleton Bobby Award.
North Bournemouth Neighbourhood Inspector, Mike Claxton, said: “PC Ferrari is an excellent patrol officer.
“He has one of the highest arrest rates in the North Bournemouth area, arresting 91 people last year.
“Following a concern raised by the local community about drug dealing in public last year, PC Ferrari instigated extensive patrols in a local park.”
“PC Ferrari is an exceptionally proactive officer with tireless energy and he fully deserves this award.”