Emily is just an incredible person, she goes above and beyond, she is carrying and compassionate. She came into our lives when my daughter was cyber bullied and I am forever grateful for everything she did for us. We need more people like her in this world. Photo credit: Jeff Klassen/SooToday
Keira is a compassionate, loving, strong, fierce, brave woman. An incredible wife, mom and officer. She's incredibly humble while doing amazing work for all walks of life. Her beauty is beyond compare, outside and in. I'm proud of this outstanding woman, she inspires those around her daily. A true hero, well respected...simply a gift to this universe. Photo credit: Sue Sgambati/BarrieToday
Todd is a very fine person who I have known for 30+ years. I was best friends with his Dad... I've never had a better friend and sadly he left too soon. But when I see Todd, his Dad comes to me, and I reassure Terry that I keep an eye on him. We can all be proud of Todd Bennett. He is the best person to represent our fine city. Sincerely, his other Dad.
I am proud to nominate an inspiring young constable Brian Mitchell. The reason why i wrote "young" is that as police officer in his first decade of service Brian has exemplifies the best of the profession and exceeds what one could expect of someone at the beginning of their career.Read more
I nominate Elizabeth Skelding for police hero of the year. I believe that, when she was faced with having to save a woman from a horrible domestic violence situation, she had to make a quick decision about when and what to do without much time. Her training allowed her to react appropriately...she went beyond the call of duty to protect the victim and also herself.Read more