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    PCSO 7746 Michelle Burr | Safeguarding Neighbourhoods Command

    Michelle never hesitates to help in our Community! Her friendly helpful attitude has won our hearts. Her positive attitude gives people confidence to move forward with their hopes and their dreams. I don't even think she realises her abilities and her professionalism is like a breath of fresh air. ...

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    PCSO 7037 Sharon Bowman | Neighbourhood Command - Peterlee

    Sharon works so well in her community, and is approachable, friendly,very well respected and does her job above and beyond her remit. You always get a reply or follow up when you need help or advice. I feel Sharon loves her job and cares about people. She is able to handle many difficult situatio...

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    PC 962 Louise Burgess | Response Command - Consett

    Louise went above and beyond her duty to assist my partner and I during a very traumatic experience with continual harrassment. She was consistently professional, patient and empathic. The situation was so bad I genuinely believe PC Burgess saved my partners life, often it is the subtle heroism that...

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    PCSO 5341 Mark Lumsden | Business Innovation & Development Command

    I wish to nominate PCSO Lumsden for his Instrumental work on the Stanley Dementia Friendly Community bid which resulted in achieving 'Working Towards Dementia Friendly Community' status. Mark has been involved from the start, attending and speaking at all meetings, and was part of a steering group g...

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    Lisa Graham | BID Command (Internal)

    Lisa was the project officer in charge of the roll out of the new Body Worn Video devices. Along with the scoping out of the devices she created the roll out plan to ensure that all front line officers received their BWV within 6 weeks. Lisa along with others from the Business Change department came...

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    PCSO 8206 Victoria Trotter (Internal)

    Victoria who likes to be known as "Tori" is young in service but you would not think this is the case when you monitor her workload. She has had a real positve impact on her local beat of Shotton Colliery which is a very challenging and at times a very demanding area to police. Victoria ha...

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    PCSO 8183 Shaunagh Foreman (Internal)

    Shaunagh is young in service, however she has already had a great and positve impact on her local community of Trimdon, which has not only been highlighted by local councillors but by the local community as well. Recently we have a new PCSO Started on our beat (Trimdon Station) Last year, Shaunag...

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    PC 2915 Neal Jones | Response & Crime Command

    Myself and my partner had a meeting with PC Jones on the 27th May to discuss an upsetting situation regarding malicious emails. We were both very nervous about what to expect as we have not visited a police station before. PC Jones was very friendly and reassured us, he made time to understand our ...

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    PC 2879 Emma Lawton (Internal)

    PC 2858 Ryan Brown (Internal)

    Both officers attended a report of a male being assaulted in a local public house by unknown persons. Upon arrival everyone in the pub refused to speak to police however as time passed it became aparent that the male 'victim' was in fact responsible for an assault on his female partner, who was sat...

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    PCSO 8117 Laura Batey (Internal)

    Laura showed great professionalism and dedication during a very intense situation in caring for a very distraught victim of rape and robbery. Without PCSO Batey's dedication. compassion and skill in calming the situation the incident may never have been reported and vital details lost. I would there...

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    PC 2925 Bethany Otty | Response & Crime

    When I recently found myself to be a victim of crime, PC Beth Otty has been extremely caring and supportive throughout this process and has listened carefully to my views and concerns, writing them into a very succinct and accurate personal statement. I appreciate her kind and helpful demeanor which...

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    PCSO 7095 Brian Donnelly | Neighbourhood Command - Chester-le-Street

    Brian has done a lot of good work with our school, Newker Primary, since January 2018, when I started as the new Headteacher. He has come in with another colleague to do talks with Year 6 around various subjects, such as cyber safety and keeping themselves safe. He has visited with his colleagues w...

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    Mr Neil Fairless

    After attending our premises at Haswell & District Mencap following the theft of our wheelchair ramp. PC Kevin Robson emailed all officers about the theft. This email led to Neil Fairless attending our premises the following day with a ramp that he had made in the workshop within 24 hours!! This...

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    PC 1637 Steven Brown | Neighbourhood Command - Chester-le-Street (Internal)

    Over recent months a 12yr old has been struggling with his mental health and emotional behaviour following being subjected to very serious crimes. This has manifested itself in mutliple violent outbursts, self-harm attempts and severe emotional distress. This has been having a drastic effect on the ...

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    Sgt 1122 David Smith

    A/Sgt Nicholson submitting this nomination on behalf of member of the public Joan Kingston. Joan reported her partner missing who was graded as High Risk. Joan would like to nominate Sgt Smith for his dedication, hardwork and compassion during the whole incident. She would like to thank all of...

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    PC 1869 Claire Trewick

    I would like to put Claire forward for a WOW award as I feel she went over and above in every possible way. She has supported myself and my daughter through a massive traumatic experience over a three year period and has been there every step of the way and been such a massive help and support thro...

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    Lee Scott | Detention Officer | Custody/Peterlee (Internal)

    Please find a copy of the letter recently received with regards to DO Scott's treatment of a recent prisoner. It details how professional and compassionte he was. It is not very often custody staff are recognised for the hard work and effort they show on a daily basis. The letter is self explanitory...

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    PC 1173 Neil Walton | Neighbourhood Command - Darlington

    PC Walton volunteered to undertake a Women's Self Defence Workshop on Saturday 19th of May 2018. The interest it generated was huge and the feedback received by members of the public was extremely positive and worthy of recognition due to the amount of hard work and effort he had to put in to ensure...

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    PC 962 Louise Burgess | Response Command - Consett

    I would like to nominate Louise, as I have just moved to the area from Teesside, hiding from my ex partner. Louise was the first person who listened to me and made a difference to my life, and made me feel like I had a life worth enjoying. Louise actually got the local police involved in the area wh...

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    PCSO 8205 Ashley Marsden (Internal)

    Recently, an autism awareness week was held forcewide and the good old fashioned meduim of cake was used to help raise this awareness. Ashley contacted me to offer support and help in raising the awareness. She went above and beyond by taking the lead on awareness week for the North area of the fo...

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    PC 1767 Kevin Robson | Response/Neighbourhood Command - Seaham

    I think Kevin should get a WOW Award for his helpfulness, patience and understanding. This Police Officer stopped to help me whilst I was stuck on the A19, he called his colleagues and helped me off the A19 after my car broke down, having been there for 2.5 hours. I am really grateful that he stop...

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    PC 93 Claire McNaney | Alcohol Harm Reduction Unit

    I am nominating PC McNanney as I feel she is an exceptional police officer who does such a crucial job within Durham Constabulary and is the power of example to other police officers across the country. I met Claire only a short time ago back in November 2017 and what brought us together many wo...

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    PC 2790 Daniel Marshall

    I was recently involved with the above officer due to my son choosing the wrong path in life. We met on numerous occasions and spoke on the telephone. Dan was kind, supportive, informative and made sure that the very foreign ground I was on wasn't as scary as I imagined. I will be honest and admit I...

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    PC 1875 Norman Foster

    PC Foster in my eyes has shown exemplary conduct throughout the investigation of my case. From the moment he arrived at my address, Norman has shown complete professionalism, patience and extreme diligence all the way through. He has kept me informed at every opportunity and has phoned and come t...

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    Sgt 598 Kay Howarth | Response/Neighbourhood Command - Durham

    Sgt Howarth has been instrumental in the creation and subsequent operation of the steering group for 'Dementia Friendly Durham City', to which she is a part of. As chair of this team, I would like to nominate Kay for a WOW award for her hard work, commitment and 'can do' attitude. Making Durham City...

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    Sarah Fallows | PCSO 7815 | neighbourhood policing team

    This officer is outstanding she goes out of her way to help people I was involved with her because of my Xwife having problems. I would be very surprized if you have a better officer in the force even in your excellent police teams of durham. please contact me anytime you like at my home online or p...

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    PC 93 Claire McNaney | Alcohol Harm Reduction Unit

    Pc 93 Claire Mcnaney I nominate her on a job well done a she is a credit to the people of Co Durham and you must be very proud of her Kind regards Nick

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    Ms Heather Robinson | Firearms

    Heather was on duty at the northern shooting show where she excelled in her job role providing an extremely quick and efficient service . With a friendly approachable manner, she made the experience a positive one for the team themselves and the shooting community as a whole . Well done and thank yo...

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    SC 3697 Daniel Darnton (Internal)

    The support that Dan offers to our team when policing licensed premises is instrumental to our continued success. Dan regularly attends our policing events and also makes sure that we are supported by his colleagues. In these times when we all feel the pinch and resources are stretched, its fantas...

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    PCSO 7433 Michael Atkinson | Neighbourhood Command - Bishop Auckland

    On 8th May, 2018, l had reason to need the services of Durham Constabulary. Michael attended promptly on two separate occasions during a boundary dispute with a neighbour. I would like to express my thanks for the way in which he handled an extremely difficult situation. His calm and professiona...

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    Mrs Caroline Allen (Internal)

    Caroline was my point of contact for my transfer into Durham Constabulary from Dorset and dealt with every query and issue that cropped up in a timely and efficient manner. She was courteous, patient and a consummate professional and made the transferee process so much smoother and easier to manage ...

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    PC 2615 Tanya Ratcliffe | Response & Crime - Crook (Internal)

    As the D/Sgt for the ERASE team I recently began a project called the BOUNCE project aimed at young persons at risk of missing and CSE episodes to take part in a project over the summer holidays. This involved interviewing those candidates we felt would benefit from our work. Two of the candidates ...

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    PCSO 8108 Lisa Hall

    My son has autism and has been struggling. Lisa has been amazing; the support she has given my family has helped us through some very tricky times and I know she's working very hard within Durham Constabulory to raise autism awareness. My son had a very difficult month where the police had to come ...

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    PC 1572 Michael Fisher | CDSOU

    I just want to say what an absolute gentleman PC Fisher is. He went above and beyond during what was a potentially dangerous breakdown on the A19 on 22nd March, 2018 when the engine in my vehicle started to smoke after a loud bang. He showed professionalism and care to ensure I was taken to safet...

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    PCSO 6047 Sam Stephenson | Neighbourhood Command - Spennymoor

    My husband commited suicide last year and since then Sam has been an absolute saviour to me. Nothing was too much hassle for her . The compassion l have felt from her was beyond words. During my lowest times l knew that Sam would be there for me. I feel l can see a light at the end of this dark tunn...

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    PC 1939 Michael Auston

    Having never been in a situation we found ourselves in before this incident, not knowing what to expect, he made us feel very comfortable and at ease with his efficient, polite and courteous manner. Definitely a credit to the Police Force. Many many thanks

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    Insp Lee Blakelock

    Inspector Lee Blakelock and his hardworking staff all put in long hours and extra time and effort to make us feel safe and to assure us every step of the way what was being done. It took a long time to get to where we are today, and if it wasn't for their commitment and due diligence we may never ha...

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    PC 2240 Christine Ibinson

    Christine has supported me and my partner for the last few months through a very hard and traumatic time. We have been suffering incidents of anti-social behaviour and witness intimidation. We both feel that Christine helped us immenseley and we would not have coped without her care and support. So,...

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    Insp Kevin Salter | Neighbourhood Command

    Sgt 2148 Sam Turner | Roads Policing Unit

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    PCSO 8108 Lisa Hall

    They kindly gave up their rest days to show us round HQ for an auction prize in memory of PC Gavin Smith. We were made to feel welcome and it was a very informative visit .

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    PC 616 Kathryn Chaney (Internal)

    Katie Chaney was dealing with a homeless male who was in a really bad way and had no money or safe place to stay. The male was actually in the front office reception laid on the bench and his clothing was wet. Katie contacted various agencies looking for help and support for the male and even g...

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