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Posted on: April 12, 2018

VIPS Awarded for Service

VIPS 2018

It is no secret that the jobs of Grapevine Police personnel are easier, and the entire police department is better, because of the invaluable work of our Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS.) These volunteers dedicate their time, energy, and knowledge to help us provide the type of service our Grapevine citizens deserve.  

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, VIPS held their annual Awards Banquet.  The event allows the city and police department a chance to say ‘thank you’ for the work of our VIPS and recognize VIPS who go above and beyond in their service to us.  

Councilwoman Sharron Spencer served as the guest speaker, and joined Chief Salame and Chief Hamlin to present the awards.  Chaplain Mark Massey gave the Invocation.  Congratulations to all of the award recipients, and a very special thank you to every member of VIPS. 

Presidential Award Recipients:

  • Lifetime (4,000 cumulative hours)
    Lynn Kearney
    Phil Williams
  • Gold (500 or more hours)
    John Bush
    Lynn Kearney
    Joe Luccioni
    Robert Matthews
    Don Mayo
    Joy Mayo
    Gerald Shannon
    Dixie Turner
    Phil Williams
  • Silver (250-499 hours)
    Mary Lou Barabash
    Jonathan Burkholder
    Colin Cresswell
    Ray Friesen
    Ray Harris
    Keith Haselhorst
    Tom Madden
    Dave Perry
    Jan Preisler
    Chris Reyher
    Phil Vaughn
  • Bronze (100-249 hours)
    Bob Bauerschmidt
    Veronica Bigio
    Lydia Blake
    Connie Borley
    Thomas Duncan
    George Gluck
    Joan Grandel
    Beverly Haselhorst
    Jason Huang
    Scott King
    Earl Mahar
    Alan Moore
    Nikki Perry
    Sheila Rhodes
    Ed Shiller
    Chuck Steng
    Dick Thompson
    Mike Zumbaugh

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