Fox Valley Law Enforcement Awards


Harry Reineke IVThe Fox Valley chapter is proud to present the Law Enforcement Commendation Award to the members of one of the Police Departments or Sheriff's Offices in our area as listed below. Harry Reineke (, Chairman - Law Enforcement Commendation committee, determines the recipients.

The purpose of the program is to recognize an outstanding member of the law enforcement community who has served with distinction and devotion. There are no specific standards and the chapter solicits recommendations from our members. The award is usually presented at one of our dinner meetings.

Law Enforcement Certificate Law Enforcement Medal The award consists of an embossed Law Enforcement Commendation Certificate, a handsome Law Enforcement Commendation Medal and an enameled bar suitable for wear on a uniform.

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Police Award Chapter color guard commander Jon Fixmer & former chapter presidents Mike Campagnolo and Rod Herbig presented Heroism and Police Awards to Deputy Jason Larsen, Deputy Zachary Tongate and Deputy Tyler Johnson of the Kendall County Sheriff's Office for work above and beyond the call of duty saving the lives of three different citizens.

Aurora Police Detective Richard Wistocki has a great smile as chapter VP Emertis Bruce Talbot pins him with the Law Enforcement Medal at the dinner meeting on October 26, 2008. Detective Wistocki was joined at dinner by the Deputy Chief of Police of Naperville and his unit commander.

Aurora Police Aurora Chief of Police William Powell is flanked by officers William Sullivan and Glenda VanHorn at our dinner meeting on October 28, 2007. Bruce Talbot presented Law Enforcement medals to officers Sullivan and VanHorn for rescuing a 14 year-old boy out of the Fox River. Aurora recognized them as employees of the month in June 2007.

DeLise Pradel Delise Talbot Far: Sgt. DeLise of Oak Brook Police Department and Naperville Mayor George Pradel honored at Fox Valley's 25th chapter anniversary on November 5, 2006 for their work with hospitalized kids. Near: Bruce Talbot pins Law Enforcement medal on Sgt. DeLise. Read photo story.

Scott Webb and Date Scott Webb Award Far: Officer Scott Webb and his date at the November 20, 2005 banquet. Near: From left to right Woodridge Police Chief Steve Herron, Chapter President Don Parrish, Law Enforcement Awardee Scott Webb and Chapter Secretary and Law Enforcement director, Bruce Talbot.

Bruce Talbot and Son Lombard Group Bruce Talbot and son Skip were present on November 21, 2004 as President Don Parrish gave Lombard Officer Jerry O'Meara the Law Enforcement Commendation medal. Also there, Lombard Village President William Mueller and Chief of Police Ray Byrne.


Listing of Police Departments

County Police Department Town
Sheriff's Office
 DeKalb PD  DeKalb
 Genoa PD  Genoa
 Hinckley PD  Hinckley
 Kirkland PD  Kirkland
 Malta PD  Malta
 Sandwich PD  Sandwich
 Somonauk PD  Somonauk
 Sycamore PD  Sycamore
 Waterman PD  Waterman
Sheriff's Office
 Addison PD  Addison
 Bensenville PD  Bensenville
 Bloomingdale PD  Bloomingdale
 Burr Ridge PD  Burr Ridge
 Carol Stream PD  Carol Stream
 Clarendon Hills PD  Clarendon Hills
 Darien PD  Darien
 Downers Grove PD  Downers Grove
 Elmhurst PD  Elmhurst
 Glen Ellyn PD  Glen Ellyn
 Glendale Heights PD  Glendale Heights
 Hinsdale PD  Hinsdale
 Itasca PD  Itasca
 Lisle PD  Lisle
 Lombard PD  Lombard
 Naperville PD  Naperville
 Oak Brook PD  Oak Brook
 Oakbrook Terrace PD  Oakbrook Terrace
 Roselle PD  Roselle
 Villa Park PD  Villa Park
 Warrenville PD  Warrenville
 Wayne PD  Wayne
 West Chicago PD  West Chicago
 Westmont PD  Westmont
 Wheaton PD  Wheaton
 Willowbrook PD  Willowbrook
 Winfield  Winfield
 Wood Dale PD  Wood Dale
 Woodridge PD  Woodridge
Sheriff's Office
 Aurora PD  Aurora
 Batavia PD  Batavia
 Carpentersville PD  Carpentersville
 East Dundee PD  East Dundee
 Elburn PD  Elburn
 Elgin PD  Elgin
 Geneva PD  Geneva
 Hampshire PD  Hampshire
 Maple Park PD  Maple Park
 Montgomery PD  Montgomery
 North Aurora PD  North Aurora
 Sleepy Hollow PD  Sleepy Hollow
 South Elgin PD  South Elgin
 St. Charles PD  St. Charles
 Streamwood PD  Streamwood
 Sugar Grove PD  Sugar Grove
 West Dundee PD  West Dundee
Sheriff's Office
 Oswego PD  Oswego
 Plano PD  Plano
 Yorkville PD  Yorkville