2018 Nominees

Timmins 9-1-1 Dispatchers

I worked with the Timmins 9-1-1 Dispatchers for 32 years. I am now retired, but they all work hard every day dispatching police, fire and ambulance to all emergency calls in Timmins and area. Best bunch of people your heart ever wants to meet.

Doug Fry

My husband has served as a police officer valiantly for over 40 years and won't give up serving the people in our community. He is well respected by his peers, is president of their Association and has represented his fellow workers through thick and thin for many years. He continues to serve as a front line supervisor.

Liban Farah

Cst. Liban Farah joined the Ottawa Police Service with an intention of making his community a safer place and on December 8, 2017, he did just that. Cst. Farah was patrolling downtown Ottawa when he heard a radio call for service in response to a shooting that had occurred at King Edward Ave at Rideau St in the heart of downtown Ottawa. 

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Emily Coccimiglio (3)

My cousin works very hard. She's a great mom and able to balance life and community with her work as a police officer. Photo credit: Jeff Klassen/SooToday

Tina Pippy (3)

Tina Pippy deserves to be the police hero because she saved a little girl's life. She's kind and caring. See more on this story here: https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/8-year-old-girl-thanks-ottawa-cop-who-stepped-in-when-she-was-choking-1.3342936 Photo credit: CTV News Ottawa

Ian Jarvis (4)

I nominate Ian Jarvis - he won the heart and trust of my 4 year old granddaughter, which is very hard to do because of her situation. She does not have a lot trust in people, and we were very doubtful that she would even talk or stay with him by herself, but he made her very comfortable. 

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Elizabeth Skelding (3)

Any woman who would save a strangers life and rescue her from a abusive situation deserves to be nominated. More on this story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/waterloo-officer-justified-in-cambridge-shooting-says-siu-1.3335950

Alan Diemert (4)

Al is a hero to my family. He has been there since we were told our son was murdered. He wears a homicide survivor ribbon to remember our son. My daughters brother. My first born. As an officer he doesn't have to respond to our every query....but he does. Al and the Waterloo homicide police force go above and beyond for my family. Thank you.

Brian Mitchell (4)

Brian made a huge impact in my life by understanding our situation between gay/lesbian domestic abuses. Took me aside and helped me understand that abuse is possible in same sex relationships and the situation I was in was just that.

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Dave Wright

I would like to nominate Hamilton police officer Dave Wright for his hard work keeping the community of Hamilton safe. Dave is always very friendly and helps out the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL when he is not on duty. I would like to see Dave get recognized because he truly deserves it. Photo credit: Cathie Coward,The Hamilton Spectator