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Employee of the Year Awards and Retirement of Police Commissioner

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the Bakersfield Police Department hosted its annual awards ceremony to recognize the civilian employee of the year, dispatcher of the year, officer of the year and detective of the year. The recipients of these departmental awards are as follows:

Civilian employee of the year- Edwina Tripp
Dispatcher of the year- Alison Webb
Officer of the year- Officer Carlos Arvizu
Detective of the year- Detective Jared Diederich

Congratulations to all for your hard work and dedication!

We also recognized Police Commissioner Ken Vetter for serving the Bakersfield Police Department for the past 40 years. We wish you a happy retirement sir!