Monday, June 19, 2017

Police Officers honored: herosim; emergency management

Pacifica Tribune/Staff, 6/16/17. "Honored for heroism: Pacifica Officer Sheedy."

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Officer Matt Sheedy and Chief Dan Steidle
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City is storm emergency ready.
Captain Joe Spanheimer, (center right)
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Captain Joe Spanheimer
Emergency Manager
"Pacifica Officer Matt Sheedy was recently honored by the Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs for his heroism. The award was presented at the Lions Clubs’ annual police and firefighter awards banquet in April.  .... ...  For actions that likely saved the lives of others, while placing his own life in great peril, Officer Sheedy also won the Area-Wide Heroism Award.

Captain Joe Spanheimer, who has been Pacifica’s Emergency Manager since 2011, received the Community Service Award. Captain Spanheimer’s nomination for the award revolved around preparations for the 2016 El Nino storm related emergencies handled by the city.

....  Chief Dan Steidle stated, “I am extremely proud of Captain Spanheimer and Officer Sheedy. They are both deserving of this recognition. Their actions embody the motto of the department, ‘A tradition of community service.’ ”  Read article.

Related articles. Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop, Staff Writer, 7/21/16,"Officer earns Medal of Valor for disarming wanted man."    Note photographs. Officer Matt Sheedy and Chief Dan Steidle by Deb Smyser from the related Pacifica Tribune article.  Captain Joe Spanheimer (Police Department photo) found on a Fix Pacifica reprint article/Pacifica Tribune Letter/Shirlee Gibbs, 8/18/15. City Officials holding a Certificate of Tsunami Readiness (Joe Spanheimer, Police Emergency Manager (center right) image by Jane Northrop from  Mercury News/Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop/Special, 4/22/14; 8/12/16, "Pacifica is 'tsunami ready' (1/2014)"
Posted by Kathy Meeh

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