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  Members Receive Recognition at OWLE Awards

May 10, 2012 13:17 ET

Durham Regional Police civilian member Susan Cardwell was nominated for a Team Endeavour Award at the Ontario Women in Law Enforcement awards held on May 4 in Mississauga. Susan was nominated for her work as Chairperson with the Law Enforcement And Records Network which ensures police services are able to understand and apply relevant legislation, policies, procedures and directives in order to process Police Records Checks.

The Durham Regional Police also had several members recognized for 25 and 30 years of service. S/Sgt. Karen Moloney, Csts. Pam Devine and Alison Blakey, Special Cst. Paula Kelly and civilian members Sheri Crago, Lana Croxford and Brenda Tilley have all served for 25 years. Retired civilian member Pat Hetherington has dedicated an incredible 30 years to the policing community.

"OWLE is a great organization that recognizes women for specific milestones and outstanding performance in a number of areas such as leadership, mentoring and community service," said Deputy Chief Scott Burns. "Our members go above and beyond, contributing thousands of volunteer hours to our community partners in order to share knowledge and strengthen bonds throughout the province."

Ontario Women in Law Enforcement (OWLE) was created to bring together female members of the law enforcement field from across the province to share information and recognize accomplishments. For more information about OWLE, please visit their website at

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