A Special Sergeant, who last year dedicated over 930 hours of his own time volunteering to police our streets, has been recognised with two HEY Smile Foundation Awards.
At a virtual awards ceremony last week, Special Sergeant Shane O’Neill won the Public Services Volunteer Award before going on to also win the coveted Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award, chosen from the pool of winners from all the categories.
Special Superintendent Joe Broderick said: “There are some fantastic volunteers both within our force and working with organisations and charities across the region, so to have one of our Special Officers win not only his category but also the overall Volunteer of the Year Award is really fantastic.
“It highlights just how hard Shane works every time he is on shift and the impact that he has made in the 9 years that he has volunteered with us. I can think of multiple examples of situations where Shane’s actions have undoubtedly helped to make our streets safer.” Read the full story here: http://ow.ly/xcTi50BRhdR