The Kennewick Police Department recently gave out 2011 department awards during the annual awards banquet.
Ronda Carreras was named volunteer of the year. Lynda Davis was named the employee of the year. Sgt. Jack Simington was named supervisor of the year. Officer Brad Kohn was named officer of the year.
Recipients of the Chief's Award of Excellence are: Detective John Davis, Officer John Greenough, Metro's Mickie Marty, Officer Mike Meyer, Officer Ron Salter, Detective Chris Slocombe, Officer Drew Sneyd and Officer Jeremy Taylor.