Recent Awards

2017 APCA Awards Recipients

2017 “Sniff-Off” Awards

Lloyd J. Eldridge & K-9 Bandit
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 4, 2017

Case A. Cummings & K-9 Diesel
Washington Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 4, 2017

Robert C. Klein & K-9 Harley
Knox County Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi- Finalist Team
Presented: March 4, 2017

2016 APCA Award Recipients

2016 “Sniff Off” Awards

Kevin J. Garber, Jr. & K-9 Butch
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 5, 2016

Jesse L. Crane & K-9 Maximus
Bedford, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 5, 2016

Kenny L. Williams & K-9 Mojo
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 5, 2016

2016 APCA Awards

Bedford Police Department
Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Lawrence County Police Department
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Lake County Sheriff’s Department
Indiana, Aviation Unit
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Indiana Conservation Officers
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Division of State Parks and Reservoirs
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Mr. Robert C. Klein
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Hubler Chevrolet Buick GMC Inc.
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Mr. Henry Hill
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Lawrence County Recreation Park
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Mr. Joe Miller, Best Beers Inc.
Bloomington, Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Cook Aviation Inc.
Bloomington, Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Mr. Ray D. Sexton, Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport
Bedford, Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Mikels Service Inc.
Bedford, Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Fourwinds Resort & Marina
Bloomington, Indiana
2016 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Deputy Brandon W. Surratt & K-9 Hyco
Anderson County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2016 Executive Board Award for Uncommon Valor
Presented: September 29, 2016

Sergeant Rick Queen
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians – Natural Resources Enforcement Department
2016 Excellence in Service Award
Presented: September 29, 2016

Deputy Cody W. St. John & K-9 Daino
Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana
2016 APCA Presidents Award, Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
(United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 29, 2016

Officer Kenneth L. Williams & K-9 Mojo
Hobart Police Department, Indiana
2016 APCA Presidents Award, Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
(United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 29, 2016

Corporal Jamie Renfroe & K-9 Roby
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Enforcement Unit
2016 APCA Presidents Award, Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
(United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 29, 2016

Corporal Shane Keith & K-9 Ruger
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Enforcement Unit
2016 APCA Presidents Award, Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
(United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 29, 2016

Sergeant Austin T. Spell & K-9 Una
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Enforcement Unit
2016 APCA Presidents Award, Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
(United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 29, 2016

2015 Sniff Off Awards

Bob Klein & K-9 Harley
Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 7, 2015

Kevin Garber & K-9 Butch
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 7, 2015

Jeff Eldridge & K-9 Buddy
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 7, 2015

2015 National Conference Awards

Roger J. Reardon, Master Trainer
2015 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Deb-Anne Smith
City of New Haven, Indiana
Executive Assistant to Office of the Mayor
2015 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

New Haven Police Department, Indiana
2015 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Mayor Terry E. McDonald
City of New Haven, Indiana
2015 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Jen Blackburn
New Haven Police Department, Indiana
Administrative Assistant
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Lake County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana
Aviation Unit
2015 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Sergeant Brent E. Bolinger
New Haven Police Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Officer Scott R. Adam
New Haven Police Department, Indiana (Retired)
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Officer Jonathan P. Wenzel
New Haven Police Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 24, 2015

Officer Todd M. Bradshaw & K-9 Rafa
Pineville Police Department, North Carolina
2015 A.P.C.A. President’s Award
Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
(United States Department of Homeland Security)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Deputy Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Storm
Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina
2015 A.P.C.A. President’s Award
Patrol Dog Team of the Year
(United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Sergeant William P. Downey & K-9 Indio
Gaston County Police Department, North Carolina
2015 A.P.C.A. President’s Award
Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
(United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Deputy Shawn S. Mayer & K-9 Arina
Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A. President’s Award
Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
(United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Sergeant Roger J. Reardon
Rhode Island State Police Department (Retired)
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Excellence in Service
Presented: September 24, 2015

Officer Kevin J. Garber Jr. & K-9 Butch
Hobart Police Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A President’s Award
Patrol Dog Team of the Year
(United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Officer Kenneth L. Williams & K-9 Mojo
Hobart Police Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A. President’s Award
Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
(United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 24, 2015

Captain Jeremy D. Bridges
Bedford Police Department, Indiana
2015 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Citation Award
Excellence in Service
Presented: September 24, 2015

2014 Sniff Off Awards

Corporal William Granzow Jr. & K-9 Leon
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 1, 2014

Sergeant Greg Dietsch & K-9 Drago
Washingron, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 1, 2014

Captain Jeremy Bridges & K-9 Ciro
Bedford, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 1, 2014

2014 APCA Awards

Officer Kevin J. Garber Jr. & K-9 Butch
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Award for Uncommon Valor in the Line of Duty
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Dave L. Wilkins & K-9 Ace
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Award for Excellence in Service
Presented: September 25, 2014

Al E. Gill, Master Trainer
2014 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Richard P. Ryan, Master Trainer
2014 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Tommy E. Wilcox, Master Trainer
2014 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2014 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department Aviation Unit
2014 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Mike L. Arthur & K-9 Molly
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Storm
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Shane T. Keith & K-9 Jerry
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Sergeant Austin T. Spell & K-9 Una
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Jamie Renfroe & K-9 Roby
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Investigator Mike L. Jack & K-9 Scarlett
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Robbie L. Waldrop III & K-9 Cena
Gaston County, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Blake A. Long & K-9 Dasko
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Ryan A. Bonebrake & K-9 Zeus
Spencer, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. Presidnt’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Captain Andrew L. Phillips & K-9 Neko
Lawrence County, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Tony B. Moore & K-9 Savanna
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
Presented: September 25, 2014

Master Police Officer Eugene Ramos & K-9 Kilo
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Master Police Officer Ricardo Rodriguez & K-9 Rico
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Sergeant Michael B. Mitchell & K-9 Argo
Statesville, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Brandon R. Mayberry & K-9 Czar
Statesville, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Gary D. Queen & K-9 Dag
Cornelius, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Robert L. Russell & K-9 Britt
Cornelius, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Storm
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year (United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Jamie Renfroe & K-9 Roby
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Team of the Year (United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Michael H. Stokes & K-9 Edar
Hartsville, South Carolina Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Robert C. Klein
2014 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 25, 2014

Deputy Andrew P. Beaver & K-9 Sherriff
Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2014 A.P.C.A President’s Award for Professional Excellence (First Certifying Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Corporal Lloyd J. Eldridge & K-9 Buddy
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year (United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 25, 2014

Officer Bill J. Allen & K-9 Shani
Oolitic, Indiana Police Department
2014 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotic Detection Team of the Year (United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 25, 2014

2013 APCA Award Recipients

Officer Mathew D. Long & K-9 Fero
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 2, 2013

Officer Jacob Jump & K-9 Newby
Lawrenceburg, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 2, 2013

Captain Bryan K. Hicks & K-9 Keska
Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 2, 2013

Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2013 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 26, 2013

Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department Aviation Unit
2013 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 26, 2013

Officer Andrew L. Phillips & K-9 Neko
Lawrence County, Indiana Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Officer Ryan A. Bonebrake & K-9 Zeus
Spencer, Indiana Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Storm
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Officer Tony B. Moore & K-9 Savanna
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2013 A.P.C.A President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Officer Shane T. Keith & K-9 Sophie
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2013 A.P.C.A President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Scott R. Adam, Master Trainer
2013 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 26, 2013

Douglas A. Ayres, Master Trainer
2013 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 26, 2013

Sergeant Greg A. Dietsch & K-9 Drago
Washington, Indiana Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Team of the Year (United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Officer Ryan K. Snedecor & K-9 Fax
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Team of the Year (United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Deputy Douglas Parker E. Parker & K-9 Rocky
Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Team of the Year (United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 26, 2013

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Storm
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2013 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year (United States Large Level Department)
Presented: September 26, 2013

2012 APCA Award Recipients

Officer Timothy N. True & K-9 Biker
Nashville, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 3, 2012

Officer Michael A. Watts & K-9 Luke
Linton, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 3, 2012

Deputy Mark E. Wilson & K-9 Orkan
Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 3, 2012

Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2012 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana
2012 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Duke Energy, INC., Charlotte, NC
2012 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Lake County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department Aviation Unit
2012 Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Michael D. Johnson, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Robert A. Lewis, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Denny A. Kunkel, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Patrick T. Merritt, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Charles R. Kirchner, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Stafford L. Brister, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Robert C. Anderson, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Michael L. Drake, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Robert L. Fleming, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Augustine S. Gresser, Master Trainer
2012 Accreditation Board Professional Excellence Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Officer Todd Bradshaw & K-9 Rafa
Pineville, North Carolina Police Department
2012 Excellence in Service Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Deputy Derek W. Pace & K-9 Grit
Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Deputy Brandon W. Surratt & K-9 Hyco
Anderson County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Deputy Sean M. Proner & K-9 Gizmo
Anderson County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Sergeant Derrick R. Devine & K-9 Diesel
Washington, Indiana Police Department
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Officer Blake A. Long & K-9 Dasko
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Professional Excellence (Level III Trailing Team)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Fed
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year (United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Corporal Lloyd J. Eldridge & K-9 Buddy
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Team of the Year (United States Small Level Department)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Oconee County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office P.A.C.E. Team
Lt. Thomas C. Crompton II & K-9 Ayder, Cpl. Mitchell L. Craig & K-9 Tina,
Sen. Deputy John A. Williams & K-9 Jack and Sen. Deputy Jason F. Dickson
2012 A.P.C.A. President’s Award for Narcotics Detection Unit of the Year (United States Medium Level Department)
Presented: September 27, 2012

Danny Scheurer – Save-A-Vet
2012 A.P.C.A. Executive Board National Service Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

Technical Sergeant Harvey L. Holt & K-9 Jjackson MWD (H202)
United States Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
2012 A.P.C.A. Executive Board “Defending Freedom” Award
Presented: September 27, 2012

2011 APCA Award Recipients

Officer Matthew D. Long & K-9 Fero
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 5, 2011

Captain Bryan K. Hicks & K-9 Keska
Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 5, 2011

Officer A. Simon Gresser & K-9 Rommel
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 5, 2011

Darla Wade, General Manager
Holiday Inn Express, Martinsville, Indiana
APCA 2011 Appreciation Award
Presented: March 5, 2011

Corporal Chad Reid & K-9 Kim
Florence County, South Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2011 President’s Award for Narcotics Interdiction K-9 Team of the Year
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Stafford L. Brister & K-9 Kaas
Wilmington, North Carolina Police Department
2011 President’s Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year
Presented: September 29, 2011

Corporal A. Simon Gresser
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Excellence in Service Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer 1st Class Gene Ramos & K-9 Kilo
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2011 APCA President’s Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 29, 2011

Sergeant Matthew D. Long & K-9 Fero
Martinsville, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA President’s Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Bill J. Allen & K-9 Shani
Oolitic, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA President’s Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 29, 2011

Mayor Brian Snedecor
City of Hobart, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Chief Dave Evans
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Deputy Chief Jeff White
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Lieutenant Steve Houck
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Lieutenant Greg Viator
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Sergeant Rick Zormier
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Corporal A. Simon Gresser
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Bill Granzow
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Darren Sandilla
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Ryan Snedecor
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Jeff Eldridge
Crown Point, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Jason Greene
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Scott Beishuizen
Ogden Dunes, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Deputy Russ K. Day
Daviess County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Steve Morgan
Owensboro, Kentucky Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Deputy Chief Ken Frizzell
McLean County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer David W. Hall
Spencer County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Officer Derrick R. Lawalin
Tell City, Indiana Police Department
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Andrea Gresser
Hobart, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Amanda Granzow
Hobart, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Holly Sandilla
Hobart, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Brienne Snedecor
Hobart, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Sandy Basala
Lake County Parks (Deep River Water Park)
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

Andy Sarma
Country Inn Suites, Merrillville, Indiana
2011 APCA Executive Board Citation Award
Presented: September 29, 2011

2010 APCA Award Recipients

Officer A. Simon Gresser & K-9 Rommel
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 6, 2010

Deputy Carey L. Martin & K-9 Athos
Wayne County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 6, 2010

Deputy Mark E. Wilson & K-9 Orkan
Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 6, 2010

Officer John H. Dunham Jr. & K-9 Bren
Lima, Ohio Police Department
2010 Presidents Award for Six Year Competition Team in the K-9 Winter “Sniff-Off”
Presented: March 6, 2010

Officer Derrick R. Lawalin & K-9 Jago
Tell City, Indiana Police Department
2010 A.P.C.A. Executive Board Award for Meritorious Service for Exempliary Performance in the Line of Duty
Presented: September 30, 2010

Sergeant Mark Self (Trainer), Deputy Bryan Ledford & K-9 Zane, Deputy John McIntyre & K-9 Diesel, Deputy Chris Cook & K-9 Heky, Deputy Mike Lawrence & K-9 Mako, Deputy Kevin Pruitt & K-9 Ruger, Deputy Jon Bradley & K-9 Reka
Cleveland County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2010 Presidents Award for Narcotic Interdiction K-9 Unit of the Year
Presented: September 30, 2010

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Fed
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2010 Presidents Award for Patrol Dog Team of the Year
Presented: September 30, 2010

Officer William L. Granzow II & K-9 Acky
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
2010 A.P.C.A. Awards Committee Award for Excellence in Service
Presented: September 30, 2010

Master Police Officer Michael L. Drake & K-9 Udo
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

Master Police Officer Ricardo Rodriguez & K-9 Brex
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

Master Police Officer Lennie B. Rivera & K-9 Fed
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

Deputy Mark E. Wilson & K-9 Orkan
Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

Deputy Richard J. Clayton & K-9 Dart
Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

Captain Bryan K. Hicks & K-9 Keska
Knox County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2010 Presidents Award for Professional Excellence
Presented: September 30, 2010

2009 APCA Award Recipients

Officer A. Simon Gresser & K-9 Rommel
Hobart, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 7, 2009

Officer Michael A. Vaccaro & K-9 Gizmo
Middletown, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 7, 2009

Officer Jacob R. Jump & K-9 Newby
Lawrenceburg, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 7, 2009

Deputy Dennis W. Smith & K-9 Jak
Catawba County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2009 Presidents Award for APCA Narcotics Interdiction Team of the Year
Presented: October 1, 2009

Officer Ricardo Rodriguez & K-9 Brex
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2009 Presidents Award for APCA Patrol Dog Team of the Year
Presented: October 1, 2009

Deputy Russ Day & K-9 Abby
Daviess County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department
2009 Presidents Award for APCA School Resource Officer Team of the Year
Presented: October 1, 2009

Chief Dennis N. Parsley
Bedford, Indiana Police Department
2009 Presidents Award for Recognition of Service
Presented: October 1, 2009

2008 APCA Award Recipients

Deputy Russ Day & K-9 Abby
Daviess County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 1, 2008

Officer Jacob Jump & K-9 Newby
Lawrenceburg, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 1, 2008

Officer Steve Morgan & K-9 Bady
Owensboro, Kentucky Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff-Off” Finalist Team
Presented: March 1, 2008

Deputy Dennis W. Smith & K-9 Max
Catawba County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2008 Presidents Award for APCA Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
Presented: September 24, 2008

Deputy David W. Hall & K-9 Ares
Spencer County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department
2008 Presidents Award for APCA Patrol Dog Team of the Year
Presented: September 24, 2008

Deputy Kevin J. Neher
Allen County, Indiana Police Department
2008 Presidents Award for APCA School Resource Officer of the Year
Presented: September 24, 2008

2007 APCA Award Recipients

Officer David W. Hall & K-9 Ares
Rockport, Indiana Police Department Department
PCA K-9 “Sniff Off” Champion Team
Presented: March 4, 2007

Officer Michael A. Vaccaro & K-9 Gizmo
Middletown, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff Off” Runner-Up Team
Presented: March 4, 2007

Officer Derrick R. Lawalin & K-9 Jago
Tell City, Indiana Police Department
APCA K-9 “Sniff Off” Semi-Finalist Team
Presented: March 4, 2007

Officer Michael L. Drake & K-9 Udo
Concord, North Carolina Police Department
2007 Presidents Award for APCA’s Patrol Dog Team of the Year
Presented: September 26, 2007

Deputy Dennis W. Smith & K-9 Max
Catawba County, North Carolina Sheriff’s Office
2007 Presidents Award for APCA’s Narcotics Detection Team of the Year
Presented: September 26, 2007

Officer Anthony J. Pape & K-9 Hunter
Allen County, Indiana Police Department
2007 Presidents Award for APCA’s School Resource Officer of the Year
Presented: September 26, 2007