Special Constable Supervisor Hannah Demik, Hamilton Police Service – 2023 Civilian On-Duty Difference Maker Award

She became the youngest-ever promoted to supervisor of the Hamilton police special constables at age 32. She oversaw a team of three dozen officers responsible for prisoner escorts to the John Sopinka Courthouse, earning her colleagues’ respect for her exceptional leadership and ability to unite people. It has been only one year since Hannah tragically died from heart failure last year. This award honours her memory and highlights Hannah’s outstanding character, leadership, and unwavering commitment to law enforcement, significantly impacting the Hamilton Police Service. The award was given to her parents, Pete and Selina Demik, who are immensely proud of their daughter’s accomplishments.