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Posted on: April 5, 2021

City of Plainview Police Department Honor Officers, Staff, Community Members at 7th Annual Police D

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Those receiving awards include:

 Officer of the Year

Detective Cade Morris

He also attended 144 hours of specialized training including Forensic Technician Training, Basic Criminal Investigations and Certified Sexual Assault & Family Violence Special Investigator Training.

 Rookie of the Year

Officer Joel Martinez

 Supervisor of the Year

Captain Manuel Balderas

 Civilian Employee of the Year

Samantha Hernandez

 Certificate of Police Excellence

Detective Luis Montelongo

Detective Andy Vancleave

Detective Cade Morris

Detective Curtis Bloom

Captain Manuel Balderas

Corporal Hunter Sanchez

 Police Commendation Bar

Sgt. Chris Hall

Corporal Jose Flores

 Meritorious Conduct Bar

Officer Carlos Rivera

 Advanced Peace Officer Certification

Detective Curtis Bloom



Basic Peace Officer Certification

Corporal Jose Flores

Officer Lance Lucero

Officer Sergio Martinez

Office Jose Nieto

Officer Carols Rivera

Corporal Hunter Sanchez

 Advanced Telecommunicator Certification

Joanna Morales

Presley Powers

 Years of Service Recognition

25 Years – Lt. Jaime Salinas

20 Years – Officer Al Longoria

15 Years – Cpt. Bill Bridgwater

10 Years – Officer Ray Bradley

5 Years – Det. Curtis Bloom

5 Years – Dispatch Supervisor Cindy Borchardt


Community Service Awards

Ruben Mendoza

Julie Mendoza

John Hightower

Christie Hightower

 Employee Recognition Committee

Capt. Bill Bridgwater

Sgt. Cindy Hawkins

Cpl. Luis Montelongo

Cindy Borchardt

Presley Powers


Photos of the banquet are available at