Seven long-serving honorary police officers were honoured at a ceremony at Government House last week. The volunteers were awarded either the Honorary Police Long and Meritorious Service Medal, given when offices have served more than 12 years or a “bar” to that medal showing that they have spent more than 21 years working for the organisation.
Stuart McAlister, a Vingtenier for St Martin was awarded a bar to his medal and also Peter Searle who serves as a Centenier for St Martin.
Maurice Gotel, a Centenier and Chef de Police for St Martin, received both a medal and a bar.
Martin Zimmer, a Centenier for St Peter, Paul Gaudin, a Centenier for St Martin, Clive Murphy, St Ouen Chef de Police and Centenier, Dennis Owen, a Constable’s Officer in Trinity, and St Martin Constable’s Officer Teresa Rolland each received a medal for long and meritorious service.
The Bailiff, William Bailhache also attend the ceremony.
Photograph: Tony Pike Jersey Evening Post