Police officers in Waltham Forest honoured at commendation awards

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Police officers who were awarded for their bravery and dedication. Front centre Waltham Forest Mayor Cllr Richard Sweden and Borough Commander Mark Collins. Police officers who were awarded for their bravery and dedication. Front centre Waltham Forest Mayor Cllr Richard Sweden and Borough Commander Mark Collins.

DEDICATED police officers in Waltham Forest have been honoured at the force's annual commendation ceremony.

Dozens of staff were given accolades for their hard work and bravery at the event by Waltham Forest Mayor Cllr Richard Sweden and Borough Commander Mark Collins, who joined the borough six months ago.

Among those awarded were PC Ian Bargus, who has helped rehouse 16 vulnerable families at risk of gang crime in the borough, and PC Laura Halliwell, who was attacked while arresting a man.

Other officers were praised for their detective work, bravery in arresting violent suspects , and skill in administering first aid at crime scenes before ambulance crews arrived.

Chief Supt. Collins said: "This was my first commendation service as a Borough Commander.

"I was extremely proud to present these awards to officers, staff and members of the public.

"All those commended have shown the highest commitment to delivering an excellent service to the community in Waltham Forest”.

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11:59am Tue 27 Nov 12

Techno3 says...

Lots of the people in your photo are not actually police officers. They seem to be people dressed up to look like they are police.
Lots of the people in your photo are not actually police officers. They seem to be people dressed up to look like they are police. Techno3

6:51pm Tue 27 Nov 12

Nairn says...

Huh Techno3? Why do you say that?
Huh Techno3? Why do you say that? Nairn

6:46am Wed 28 Nov 12

E17_er says...

That comment makes no sense?
That comment makes no sense? E17_er

10:48am Thu 29 Nov 12

Nairn says...

E17_er wrote:
That comment makes no sense?
Agreed. And Techno3 hasn't come back to explain their comment!
[quote][p][bold]E17_er[/bold] wrote: That comment makes no sense?[/p][/quote]Agreed. And Techno3 hasn't come back to explain their comment! Nairn

9:20pm Thu 29 Nov 12

demonmaster1977 says...

techno. Im sure the people in question would do and go that extra mile to help you if you were being robbed or beaten up regardless if they were police officers or pcsos.
techno. Im sure the people in question would do and go that extra mile to help you if you were being robbed or beaten up regardless if they were police officers or pcsos. demonmaster1977

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