Kevin Baillie, Dave Poirier presented with the P.E.I. Crime Stoppers Police Officers of the Year awards
P.E.I. Crime Stoppers honours two police officers for their work in the community and for their leadership.
Staff Sgt. Kevin Baillie, with Kings District RCMP, and Summerside Police Chief Dave Poirier were named Police Officers of the Year at the P.E.I. Crime Stoppers annual general meeting recently.
The two men were selected from a record number of 15 nominations this year.
Baillie was selected for his leadership and commitment to make Kings District a great place to work and his ongoing work to ensure the public of Kings District are well served.
Poirier was recognized for his leadership, volunteer work and community involvement on and off-duty.
P.E.I. Crime Stoppers also presented statistics showing the organization received 443 tips from the public, leading to solving 46 crimes and 26 arrests.
Kim Griffin, left, Maritime Electric, sponsor, and Don Reid, president P.E.I. Crime Stoppers present awards to Sgt. Kevin Baillie, Kings District RCMP, winner of the RCMP Award, and Chief David Poirier, Summerside Police Service, winner of the Municipal Award, during the Police Officers of the Year Awards during the P.E.I. Crime Stoppers annual general meeting held at the Charlottetown Hotel Thursday.